May 6, 2014
Gro Marie Foss passed away peacefully at Spiritwood at Pine Lake Adult Living Facility on April 27, 2014.
Marie, as she was known here in the United States, was born in Norway on Feb. 19, 1915, to Daniel and Ragnhild Frydenlund. She attended public schools in Norway and graduated with a degree in business from high school in Oslo.
She met and married Gunvald Foss. They had three children, Ingeleiv J. Stovner (Ronald), Asgjerd V. Jacobson and Richard B. Foss. The family lived in Gansdalen, Norway, until 1951, when they emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Washington state.