Borghild "Billie" Abrahamsen
Borghild "Billie" Abrahamsen, 86, of Stanwood, Washington, passed away quietly May 15, 2006, in Mount Vernon, Washington. Billie was born on December 28, 1919, to Peter and Berit Erickson, in Milltown, Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, in 2001; and six brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her son, Steve, and his fiancé, Connie Harvey. She also leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and loved ones over many years.
Billie worked for several years in the retail grocery business, first for Pure Food Market and later for Viking Village. She also helped out at Viking Imports for several years. In 1970 she and Joe, Steve, and her two sisters made a trip to Norway and visited the country of her origin. She was a member of Freeborn Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of Fritjov #17 Sons of Norway Stanwood lodge.
Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 19, 2006, at Freeborn Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Gilbertson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.