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Karen Jorgenson

June 11, 1942 - June 25, 2010

Gathering:

11:30-1:30  Sunday, June 27 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

10:00-11:00 A.M. Monday, June 28 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

1:30 P.M. Sunday, June 27 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. Monday, June 28 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Burial:

2:00 Monday, June 28 at Scambler Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Karen Jorgenson

June 11, 1942 - June 25, 2010

Obituary

Karen J. Jorgenson, 68, Fargo passed away Friday, June 25 in the Palliative Care Unit of MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.

Karen was born June 11, 1942 to Myrten and Ruby (Swanson) Soland in Fergus Falls, MN.

Karen attended country school in Pelican Rapids graduating in 1960. Karen pursued many jobs after high school before marrying James Jorgenson in Sisseton, SD in 1962. They made their home in Pelican Rapids, MN before moving to Elizabeth, MN. When Karen’s oldest daughter Sheri was born, the family moved to Fargo. In 1966 her second was child was born, Lori. Throughout this time, Karen was a stay at home mom, taking care of both her daughters. In 1970, her son Gary was born.

A major part of the Karen’s life was both her children and grandchildren. Karen was very active in her church, where she taught and touched many people’s lives. 

She is survived by her children; Sheri (Brandon) McCabe, Fargo ND, Lori (Tom) LaFrombois, Fargo ND, Gary (Kristi) Jorgenson, Fargo ND, mother; Ruby Eggermont, Fargo ND, three sisters; Bonnie (Ron) Littlefield, Detroit Lakes MN, Loretta Hartman, Detroit Lakes MN, Gail (Dale) Newbert, Pelican Rapids MN, four brothers; Donald (Pat) Soland, St. Paul MN, David (Debbie) Soland, Moorhead MN, Daniel (Kathy) Soland, OK, Douglas (Ginny) Soland, Fargo ND, two sister-in-laws, Vickey Jorgenson, Rothsay MN, MaryLou Stip, Minot ND, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Dr. Preston Stein, the Roger Maris Cancer Center and Hospice of the Red River Valley.

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  1. Chantelle says:

    houston TXWith Heartfelt sympathy to the Jorgenson Family,
    May you find comfort in the word of God and in the knowledge that others sympathize with you in your loss. Since this may be one of the hardest things we will ever have to cope with, the bible offers hope. Pointing to a glorious time, Isaiah 25:6 says, “God will actually swallow up death forever and Jehovah God will certainly wipe the tears from all faces.” Please read John 5:28,29. It has bought comfort to many bereaved persons and myself. I pray it does the same for you.

  2. David Ambuehl says:

    Moorhead MN
    Sorry she was a very good person….

  3. Jennifer Lee says:

    Gary, Jo and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You have to try to remember she is now at peace and is no longer suffering. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Janet Paul Rice says:

    I was saddened to hear of Karen’s passing. I remember playing with Sheri, Lori, and Gary, and Doug & Ginny’s kids, when we were wee children. Karen was always so nice and I know how much you will all miss her.
    I hope you find comfort in warm and fun memories of many happy years.
    (My mother was Ruth Paul. I am Ginny Soland’s cousin.)

  5. Johnnie and Maietta Stowers says:

    Vergas mnOur thoughts are with you. We will keep you in our prayers. Karen’s smile and warm ways made a differance in many lives.

  6. Ronn DuRand (JOE) says:

    Fargo N.D
    .My utmost prayers and thoughts are with you and your families at this time.

    Ronn DuRand
    (JOE)

  7. Stan and Judy Peterson says:

    Shafer MnOur thoughts and prayers are with the family, always

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