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Vernice N. Balsdon

December 30, 1935 — November 29, 2023

Osnabrock, ND

Vernice N. Balsdon, 87, of Osnabrock, ND, died Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at the Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon, ND.

Vernice Noreen Lee was born on December 30, 1935, to Noah and Beatrice (Newell) Lee in Walhalla, ND. She attended country school in Park Center and graduated from Walhalla High School. When she was 16, she met a boy at a dance from 'on top of the hill'. Vernice and George Balsdon were married December 26, 1953, at the Park Center Presbyterian Church in Walhalla, ND. They were married for 58 years before George passed away in 2011. George and Vernice lived on the family farm in Hay Township. She was actively involved in all aspects of the farm. She was a member of the Langdon United Methodist Church. She held various offices, taught Sunday school and VBS through the years. They enjoyed many trips to California and Alaska. She worked for many years at local elections in Hay Township and also served on the Osnabrock School Board and Cavalier County FSA Board. She enjoyed being a Homemakers Club member and also various offices in W.I.F.E. 

Vernice is survived by her children: Debra Balsdon, Leland (Carolyn) Balsdon and Paul (Lana) Balsdon – all of Osnabrock, ND; grandchildren: Sally (Parker) McBride, Tyler (Emily) Balsdon, Nicholas Balsdon, Jayme (Jon) Jonasson, and Ramsey (Brittney) Balsdon; and great-grandchildren: Jamison, Brooks, Gigi and Jensen. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband George.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, with visitation starting at 5:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Langdon, ND. Burial will be held at Zion Cemetery near Osnabrock, ND.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon (1116 9th Ave.) or Zion Cemetery (214 14th Ave., Langdon) near Osnabrock.

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