Muriel C. FarsterMuriel C. Farster, 89, Grand Forks, ND passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013 in 4000 Valley Square – Woodside Village, Grand Forks.
Muriel Catherine Johnson was born on January 5, 1924 the daughter of Joseph R .and Marjorie E. (Tomson) Johnson in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada. Her family moved to North Dakota in 1936 where she attended Larimore High School, Larimore, ND. She entered the WAACs (Women Army Air Corp) on 28 November 1944 and honorably separated on 29 July, 1946. After the war, she moved to Illinois where she married Ed Shippert. They were blessed with two children but tragically both of their children were killed in an auto accident. Ed preceded her in death. Muriel later married Ron Farster. After the death of her husband, Ron, she returned to North Dakota in 1985.