Posted 10/23/19 (Wed)
Selina C. “Sally” Berg Transtrom went to be with her Lord on Oct. 8, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Home in Watford City, N.D.
She was born to C.C. and Anna Berg, on Oct. 21, 1923, in the Spring Creek community south of Watford City, where she spent her childhood days and attended Shaw School. She later went to high school in Watford City. She worked on the farm and for neighbors until she met and married Ernest Transtrom on June 2, 1942 in Helena, Mont. They spent the first couple years together on the Transtrom homestead south of Arnegard, N.D.
Later, they went to work on the Lundin Ranch east of Watford City until moving to Watford City where Ernest carpentered. Sally worked at several businesses there such as, Lundin Drug, Borseth Style Shop, Hannewald Department Store, etc. In about 1957, they moved back to the Transtrom Homestead south of Arnegard. She remained there until 2007 when she moved into the Senior Citizens, where she lived until health reasons caused her to live with Gene and Nancy Transtrom. In 2014 she moved into the Good Shepard Home in Watford City.
Sally enjoyed reading, quilting, and especially music. She played piano and accordion; she played with a couple different groups and also sang in the Senior Citizens Choir.
Sally is preceded in death by her husband, of 54 years, Ernest; her parents; siblings, Julia, Inga, Hilman, Ruby, Edna, Annice and their spouses; all Ernest’s siblings, Bill, Mickey, Harry, Albert, Lilly, George, Victor and their spouses and one grandchild, Cia.
Sally is survived by her children; Gerald (Sandy) Transtrom, and Gene (Nancy) Transtrom; nine grandchildren, Carolyn, Jeffrey, Cara, Timothy, Tina, Jay, Cassia, Pete and Dan; 24 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services were held Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at the Watford City Assembly of God Church. Visitation was Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, with a family service prior, at Fulkerson’s Memorial Chapel in Watford City. Memorials may be designated to Johnson Corner’s Christian Academy.