Published February 16 2014
Ruth Borg Olson
She was born Feb. 24, 1914, in Valley City, N.D., to Ludvig and Mary Borg. She married Walter Olson in 1940 in Harwood, N.D. They farmed near Argusville, N.D., until moving to Fargo in 1981. Walter died in 1983. She moved to the Good Samaritan Center in 2008.
She has five children, Margie Martin (Larry) Lee, Velva, N.D.; John (Margaret) Olson, Argusville; Arlene (Robert) Peterson, Fargo; Bill (Marybeth) Engelke, Arthur; and John (Bev) Engelke, Savage, Minn.; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.