Fern G. BurtFern G. Burt, 89, of Cavalier, ND passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 2, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 1st from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour before the time of services.
Fern Gloria Nelson was born July 4, 1924, in Maddock, ND to Herman and Cora (Gilbertson) Nelson. She grew up and graduated from Maddock High School and then attended NDSU. In 1954, she moved with her family to Walhalla, ND. While in Walhalla she met her husband Gerald Burt and they were married on July 16, 1950. In 1954, they moved to Cavalier, where Gerald went into business.