Myrna SweeneyMyrna Sweeney, age 84, passed away peacefully in her home in Larimore, surrounded by her loving family and friends on Saturday, April 13, 2013.
Myrna Jean Erickson was born December 24, 1928 in her parent’s home in McHenry, ND, the daughter of Oscar and Clara (Forde) Erickson. She was raised in McHenry and attended schools there, graduating from McHenry High School. She furthered her education by attending Valley City State College. She taught in various schools in North Dakota. In 1949, she married Arthur White in Devils Lake, ND. He preceded her in death in 1967. Myrna married Douglas Sweeney on November 27, 1976 in Larimore, ND where the couple made their home. She was employed by Simplot in Grand Forks, ND, retiring in 1994.