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Ingibjorg (Ima) Dinusson

Ingibjorg (Ima)


Ingibjorg (Ima) Dinusson died peacefully at her home in Davenport, Iowa on February 8, 2019 at the age of 100.

Ima was born on July 22, 1918 near Mvatn, Iceland. She met her future husband William while he was on his deployment in Iceland during World War II, and they were married in 1944 in New York City. After living in many cities throughout the United States, Ima and her husband settled in Fargo, ND where she lived until 2016. In Fargo she was involved with numerous groups including the Fine Arts Club, the FM Icelandic Klub, as well as other local organizations, and was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church. Ima also enjoyed volunteering each year at the Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival.

Ima is survived by her son Erling (Diana) of Davenport, Iowa; grandsons Kristofer Dinusson, of Davenport, Iowa , Erik (Mya) Dinusson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Conor (Stacey) Shenk, of Fargo, North Dakota, and great grandchildren Ty, Kael, Eva, Alexa, and Sydney. She was preceded in death by her husband William and her daughter Kristine (Diddy) Dinusson Shenk.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date in Fargo, North Dakota.