Solveig BinaSolveig Bina, 93, of Tolna, ND peacefully passed away Friday, February 18, 2011 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Solveig Bina, 93, of Tolna, ND peacefully passed away Friday, February 18, 2011 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Solveig Bjornstad was born December 13, 1917 in Vesta Township near Adams, ND. She was raised on a farm near Adams and attended the Hoff School. She married Ed Bina, October of 1936 and the couple raised four children. Ed and Solveig spent most of their working years in Pekin, ND where Ed managed an elevator. Ed passed away in 1968. Solveig was an active church member. Her greatest joy was her family whom she loved unconditionally. She loved to dance and was a great cook. Solveig married Les Henningsgard in 1972. Solveig was a resident of the Nelson County Care Center for the past five years.
Solveig will be missed by her children, Bev Engen, Judy (Don) Loe and David (Deb) Bina; daughter-in-law Betty Ann Bina; nine grandchildren, Darrel Bina, Elizabeth (Clarke) Molter, Edward (Tracy) Bina, Robert (Vicky) Engen, Steven (Andrea) Engen, James (Deb) Loe, Heidi (Ted) Setterlund, Davy (Kathy) Bina and Jennifer (Del Gallagher) Bina; 23 great grandchildren, Bianca, Haley, Noah, Ben, Cole, Joseph, Alison, Stephanie, Jacob, Jeremy, Karly, Adam, Lindsay, Marlee, Tory, Samantha, Kasey, Vanessa, Erica, Evan, Sam, Charley and Frankie; six great-great grandchildren, Jesse, Ryleigh, Cadence, Justin, Rowdy and Sy; sister-in-law Frances Bina.
Solveig was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Sena Bjornstad, husband Ed Bina, son Duane Bina, son-in-law Tom Engen, great granddaughter Kali Engen and sisters Margaret Trenda and Norma Gerstner.
Memorial services for Solveig will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 11:00 AM in the Pekin Lutheran Church, Pekin, ND. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services in the church. Spring interment will be in the Pekin Cemetery, Pekin, ND. Memorials are preferred to the Nelson County Health System – Care Center or the Nelson County Historical Society.
Arrangements with Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home of McVille, ND.