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Edith Georgeson

Edith was born on May 17, 1930 in the Grace City area, the daughter of Arthur and Catherine (Snider) Fenneman.  She attended the first 10 grades at Columbia Consolidated School, graduating from New Rockford High School in 1948 and attended one year of college at the University of North Dakota.

On August 21, 1949 she married Max Parson in New Rockford.  Two children were born to them, Wesley, 1950 and Linda, 1954.  Max passed away in September 1966.

Edith married Aldon Georgeson in June 11, 1967 and welcomed three step-children, Pam, Jennifer and Larry into her family.  Two children were born, Roberta (Robyn) 1969 and Anthony (Tony) 1973.  They made their home in New Rockford, moving to Bismarck in 1990 and to Underwood, Minnesota in 2001.  Aldon passed away in March 2008 and she moved to the Heritage House in New Rockford, ND in 2009.

Edith was an active member in the Methodist Church.  Holding office in church and Ladies Circle and was Junior Choir Director for 10 years.  She was a life member of the AMVETS and VFW where she held offices in post, district and state.  She was an active volunteer in Camp Fire Girls, Cub Scouts, 4-H and Homemakers Club.  Over the years she was employed at the Elsie Shop and later at New Rockford City Hospital.  While in Bismarck she cleaned homes for families, among them were the Ragland and Seth families, who became “family”.

Family was very important in her life and remembered each of them on their birthday through out the years.  Her hobbies included watching sports on TV, especially the Minnesota Twins, reading, crocheting, doing jig saw puzzles, gardening, playing piano and singing.  She was as excellent seamstress and took in sewing for many years.

Edith is survived by her children, Linda (Bobby) Vickery of Valley City, ND, Roberta (Louis) Caragine of Villa Ridge, MO and Anthony (Kimberly) Georgeson of Fergus Falls, MN; a daughter-in-law Lori Parson of McHenry, ND; step children, Pamela (Gene) Mullenberg of Grand Prairie, TX, Jennifer (Raymond) Haas of Stevens Point, WI and Larry Georgeson of North Miami, Fl; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and sister, Ellen Manning of Moraga, CA.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Max Parson (1966) and Aldon Georgeson (2008); parents, Arthur and Catherine (Snider) Fenneman; son, Wesley and great grandson, Denver.


Edith’s Celebration of Life will be Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM at the Heritage House dining room, New Rockford.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Edith was such a lovable person. She made several burp cloths and baby blankets for my grandsons. She was famous for her decorated “Month” tree at the Heritage House. May you enjoy your heavenly wings!!
    RIP Miss Edith!

  2. You are all in my thoughts and prayers! Edith was such a beautiful person.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  4. Edith was my Junior High church choir director at the New Rockford Methodist Church, so we go way back as friends! We really got to know each other when she moved to the Heritage House and I was back living in New Rockford. I visited her every Thursday we were in town & we talked on the phone in between. She always enjoyed the walleye Jim brought her each summer!

    I truly loved her and I will miss her so much! 🥰 She was the dearest sweetest friend and so kind. Heaven became a brighter place when she arrived there! 😇

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. 🙏

    Judy & Jim Belquist

  5. I met Edith at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd such a sweetheart lady! Gonna miss her friendly smile her kindness as well. Nice lady to talk with. My prayers goes out to the family as well.

  6. I extend my sincere condolences to the family of Edith.I was a good friend of her parents where I had occasion to meet her.May she rest in peace.


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