Mae Foard, 88, of Fargo, N.D., passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at her home. There will be a memorial service on Friday, December 14 at 2 p.m. at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo with visitation starting at 1 p.m. Her final resting place will be in Alsen Cemetery, Alsen, N.D. Mae was born November 14, 1924 to Magnus and Ettie (Nelson) Mortenson in Moscow Township, Cavalier County, N.D. Mae graduated from Langdon High School and from Mayville Teacher’s College. She taught for several years. In 1944, she married James Foard in Moorhead, Minn. and they made their home in rural Banner Township, near Starkweather, N.D. before moving to Fargo in 1972. Mae worked in the Fargo Public School system and for Big Top Bingo. She is survived by her seven children, Merlin (Laureen), Corrine, Linda, Janice, Lanetta, Cindy (Ed) and James “Jay”, 20 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mae was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; sister, Esther Kjos; brother, Herbert Mortenson; grandson, Jason Foard; and two son-in-laws, Dennis Walters and Fred Cameron. To view the complete obituary and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.