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Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Selina "Sally" Transtrom
October 21, 1923 - October 8, 2019

Place of Birth: Spring Creek Community, ND
Residence: Watford City, ND formerly of Arnegard, ND
Age: 95

Selina C. “Sally” Berg Transtrom went to be with her Lord on October 8, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Home in Watford City, ND.
She was born to C.C. and Anna Berg, on October 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, MT. They spent the first couple years together on the Transtrom homestead south of Arnegard, ND.
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, 3 great-great grandchildren.

Memorial Contribution
Memorial may be made in Sally's name to the Johnson Corner's Christian Academy.

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Lil Reiss
Oct 9, 2019
so sorry to hear of my Aunt Sally's passing. condolences to all the family. she was such a special lady.
Carla Schaible (Watford City )
Oct 10, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Sally’s passing .
I was Blessed to have had the privilege of helping Sally in the last few years .
I always enjoyed our little visits when I worked !!
She was a Blessing to anyone who had the great fortune to meet her .
God Bless You all
Carla Schaible
Margaret Renbarger
Oct 12, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to all of Sally’s family. Gods blessings to you all.
Donna Solberg (Zahl, N.Dak.)
Oct 12, 2019
I will miss my aunt Sal..Such a special lady! She loved to laugh ;Always happy to see you. So glad I seen her a few weeks ago. Never complained.Appreciated everything..hugs for you one more time..love you!??????
Chole Crosby Butler (sidney, MT)
Oct 15, 2019
Gene and Nancy: I am very sorry for your loss. May our Lord give you comfort now and always. God bless.
Oct 17, 2019
Auntie Sal was a beautiful cheerful person who believed laughter was the best medicine in life. She lived life with a smile and an unconditional love for those around her. I remember her serving me "nectar" (as she called it) always with a smile from those Tupperware glasses of hers on a hot summer day when we came out to the farm to visit (my brother and I always suspected it was just Koo laid). Auntie Sal not only loved singing and playing music (as everyone knows) but more importantly loved to sing hymns to a loving God and her Savior Jesus Christ. I know she is rejoicing with the Angels in that heavenly choir right now and I look forward to the day when I can stand next to her in that choir and sing praises of our wonder Lord and Savior. Her presence will be missed by all but her memories will live on in the hearts of all those who lives she has touched including my own. She always referred to me fondly as a "little rascal" (which I am sure I earned). I will always remember her call me that . . .

I pray her family will be comforted during this time of loss but please know she is in a better place. No need to say good bye . . but see you later
Auntie !! Love you !!
Diane Skaar (Tucson, AZ)
Oct 18, 2019
So sorry to hear that Sal is no longer with us. My mother Esther loved her so very much and when I came home to visit there was often a laughter filled meal after church on Sunday. Being with Sal was like sunshine! My condolences to each of you who are part of her lovely family.
Lester Ronholdt (Williston , North Dakota )
Oct 19, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Grandma. Thoughts and prayers for you all in your time of sorrow.
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