Published 12:00 am Friday, August 29, 2008
The funeral services for Ingeborg M. Bye of Albert Lea will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Interment will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Scarville, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before service at the church.
Ingeborg (Toots) died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Center, Albert Lea. She was 9 days short of her 92nd birthday.
Ingeborg was born Sept. 5, 1916, at Scarville, Iowa, the daughter of Christ and Ingri (Folken) Larson. She was baptized Oct. 1, 1916, and confirmed May 18, 1930, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Scarville, Iowa. She graduated from Scarville High School as Valedictorian. She married Melbourne Bye on Nov. 2, 1940, at Scarville.
She was a housewife and in later years a bookkeeper at Bonnerup Funeral Service. She was a longtime active member of Grace Lutheran Church and dearly loved her circle.
Ingeborg is survived by her son, Lowell and his wife Mary of Chaska; daughters: Lois Ann Moses of Fridley, and Rebecca and son-in-law Jeffrey Thompson of Burnsville. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy: Lisa Ann (Terry) Scherber, Peter (Kristine) Bye, Elizabeth (Jaromir) Rehak , Matthew Moses, Christopher (Carla) Riemer, Andrew Thompson, Marie (Alex Moros) Thompson; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Jake and Marin Scherber, Anna and Jaromir Rehak, Nora Bye, Julian Riemer; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Stowe of Omaha, Neb., Beverly Larson of Buffalo Center, Iowa, Zella Prafke of Kiester; many dear nieces and nephews.
Ingeborg in preceded in death by her parents, husband, Melbourne; brothers: Wilhelm Larson, Luther Larson, Irving Larson, Albert Larson; sisters: Thea Larson, Lucille Larson; brothers-in-law: Orlando Bye, John Larson, Jerome Peterson, Douglas Stowe and Lawrence Costigan; sisters-in-law: Bernice Peterson, Marjorie Costigan, Katherine Larson and Frieda Larson.
Ingeborg will always be remembered by her loving smile and will be missed by her family and friends.
Memorials preferred to Good Samaritan Center.