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Geraldine Doyle

August 21, 1929 - March 09, 2011

Gathering:

5-7:00 P.M. Sunday, March 13 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

9-10:00 A.M. Monday, March 14 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Sunday, March 13 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 14 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.

Burial:

Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Geraldine Doyle

August 21, 1929 - March 09, 2011

Obituary

Geraldine “Gerry” Doyle, age 81, passed away Wednesday, March 9 at Manor Care Health Services, Fargo.     

Geraldine “Gerry” Doyle was born to Herman and Gena (Jacobson) Offner on August 21, 1929.  She grew up in Fargo where she attended Agassiz and Central High School. 

Gerry worked as a sales clerk, waitress and for St. Mary’s school lunch program.  She married the love of her life, Tom Doyle, at St. Mary’s Cathedral on May 22, 1948.  Gerry’s life can be summed up in three words……family, family, family.  She and Tommy enjoyed many years at their cabin on Lake Ida.  She enjoyed sewing, crafts, quilting and music.  She was a member of the VFW and Eagles Auxiliary, St. Mary’s Catholic Daughters of America, and Royal Neighbors of America.  She sang at Memorial Day services for many years. Gerry was also a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral for 63 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Ingebretson, Fargo, ND, Dee (Ray) Olson, Osage, MN; grandchildren, Matt Olson, Stacy Guinn, Angie Ingebretson, Lisa (Dave) Asplin, Sean Ingebretson; 11 great grandchildren; Aunt Evelyn Iken, Fargo, ND; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her extended family of caregivers at Manorcare of Fargo.

Gerry was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom Doyle and many family, friends and beloved pets.

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  1. Dee Olson says:

    Osage mnHi Sis…everthing went so well at Mom’s celebration of life, and I want to tell you how great it was for all the things you took care of. In addition, you deserve many blessings for your steady and unconditional love caring for Mom the entire year. I now hope and pray for some restful times for you and for slowing down on your work schedule so you can come and stay with me more often. Thanks again for your never ending kindness, you sure received the “caregiver” gift from Mom! I love you so much Cheryl! Dee Dee

  2. Cathy Rutten Schwinden says:

    Fargo ND
    Dear Dee Dee,
    I was sorry to learn of the death of your mother. Even at our age, the loss of that presence for a daughter can’t ever be truly healed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. marlys anderson says:

    mercer Sorry to hear about Geraldine, Our prayers are with you all. Jerry was my mothers cousin. [gertrude skaley]

  4. Wayne Wenner says:

    Jamestown ND
    Dee and Cheryl, so sorry to hear about your Mother. We’ll be praying for your whole family.

    Wayne and Julie

  5. George Gerlach says:

    Granite Falls MN
    Dee Dee and family,
    I was sorry to read about the loss of your mother. You have my condolences. George

  6. jerry sapa says:

    Hi girls,, thinking of you alot these last few days I never got to thank your mom for all the liver and onions she made back in the St. Mary`s school days or sister Julia checking our milk cartons to see if we really did eat it. I still can`t eat liver but I think of those days whenever I hear the word liver. By the way ,the other meals were great !

  7. Elly Osowski says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Gerry’s family. I had the honor of meeting and even dining with her while rehabbing in ManorCare, but I went home in December. She was such a cheerful, always smiling, and made people feel better by seeing the bright side of things. And family was very important to her. She spoke about family alot. Take care.

  8. Sandi Loock says:

    Galt CaliforniaDee, Cheryl and Family,
    Gerry will be greatly missed. my love and prayers are with you all.
    I love you, Sam

  9. Kevin and Joleen Karsky says:

    Dickinson, ND
    our herts broke with the call of Grandma Geri’s passing and prayers went out to our family as they mourn the loss of one “classy” lady who will be missed but NEVER forgotten. I finally broke down and told Matt today and he was upset but in true child faith said she is in Heaven with God.
    God Bless you ALL
    Kevin, Joleen, Matthew, Anna, Elizabeth and Emma

  10. Beverly Sveen says:

    Hillsboro ND
    To the family of Geraldine Doyle,

    I have a commitment so can’t attend the funeral but my thoughts are with you.

    Geraldine – I’ll miss your many telephone calls and jokes. I’ll miss you tenderly. I’ll miss you a great deal. I love you.

    Bev (Tommy Doyle’s cousin)

  11. Debra (Jordahl/Rehder) McCullough says:

    Centerville GADear Dee and Family,

    I am so sorry about the loss of your Mom! I didn’t know her but it sounds like I really missed out…especially if she was anything like you, Dee. I pray His love and peace will surround you all as you go through your lives without her presence here on earth…until that glorious day you can all be together again!

  12. Jim Swiggum says:

    Mission Texaswe will miss her dearly

  13. Tennis & Sue Ingebretson says:

    Fair Oaks CATo entire family of Geraldine Doyle:
    Sincere condolences to all of you. We are thinking of you. She is in glory with our Lord and so happy. May you find comfort in knowing that. God bless you all.
    Tennis & Sue Ingebretson

  14. Allen & Starlene Syverson says:

    Twin Valley Minnesota
    Cheryl, Diane and Families:
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. The Love you have in your hearts for Geri will always be there
    and it will never go away. I remember your Mom when I was young, and how much fun she was.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. I hope you are able to find comfort in all of your memories. She is pain free now and will continually be watching over you and your families.
    May God Bless All Of You.

    Our Love, Prayers & Sympathy.
    Allen & Starlene

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