Katherine G. Kingston
Katherine G. Kingston, 88, Lisbon, died Tuesday, August 13, 2013, in the North Dakota Veteran's Home, Lisbon, ND.
The funeral will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013, 7 p.m. at North Dakota Veteran's Home in Lisbon. Rev. John Anderson will be officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens in Valley City, ND.
Katherine was born in rural Baldwin, ND on November 9, 1924 to Robert N. Swick and Ernestine Lutjens. She attended school in Baldwin, Hope and graduated from Pillsbury High School in 1942.
On September 26, 1943 she married Maurice Kingston in Pillsbury, ND. Maurice and Katherine farmed near Pillsbury and also owned and operated a Standard Oil bulk dealership where she was the bookkeeper. They moved to Fargo in 1965 where she worked in the pharmacy department of Sanford. In 1967 they moved to Minot where she worked at Dakota Pharmacy in veterinary supply. After Maurice's death in1970 she returned to Pillsbury.
On August 25, 1971 Katherine married Stanley Kingston in Valley City, ND. Stanley and Katherine farmed near Pillsbury. She worked part-time at Judy's Travel Service in Valley City and also had been a caregiver to her mother-in-law and her husband. Stanley passed away in 2005 and in 2011 Katherine moved to the ND Veterans Home in Lisbon, ND.
Katherine is survived by her children: Judy (Gary) Ross of Lisbon, ND and the late Thomas Kingston, who passed away in 1997. Grandchildren: Maurice Kingston, Hope, ND; Monica (Shapour) Kingston Roohi, Phoenix, AZ; Michael (Heidi) Kingston, Hope, ND; Roxanne (Steve) Pederson, West Fargo, ND; Rachel (Danny) Peltier Jr, Valley City, ND; Ryan Ross, Valley City, ND. Great-Grandchildren: Serina Kingston Roohi, Phoenix, AZ; Alex Kingston, Hope, ND. Step-Great-Grandchildren: Ashley Falstad, Trevor Pederson, Chase and Kolby Ross and a daughter-in-law Lori Kingston of Hope, ND.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Armstrong Funeral Home of Lisbon, ND.