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Margaret Sailer

July 08, 1941 - November 23, 2013


5-7:00 P.M. Friday, November 29, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

10-11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at St. Joseph's Catholc Church, Moorhead MN.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Friday, November 29, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Moorhead MN.


Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Margaret Sailer

July 08, 1941 - November 23, 2013


M. Margaret Sailer, 72, Moorhead passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Palliative Care Unit of Sanford Health, Fargo surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born July 8, 1941 in Hallock, MN to Ell and Agnes (Franks) Jamieson. She graduated from Shanley High School in 1959. She worked at the Fargo Theatre during High School before moving to Minneapolis upon graduating, where she worked at Northwest National Bank and also the Hotel Leamington. She met her husband to be, Robert Sailer while she was working at the Fargo Theatre and they married on July 20, 1963 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.

In the spring of 1965, they moved to Tucson, AZ where she worked for Mountain Bell Telephone Company. They moved back to Moorhead in 1975. In 1980, she started in the Clay County Health Department, working as a Medical Secretary. She worked various jobs before landing a job with the IRS in 1990, working as a clerk and a secretary for a territory manager. She retired from the IRS in 2002.

She enjoyed watching both the Minnesota Twins and the Vikings. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, making it to all of their activities when she could. She was a hardworking mom, who always put her family first.

She is survived by her children; Sandra Ferris, Moorhead, MN, Karen (Eric) Kessler, Fargo, Scott (Darcelle) Sailer, Fargo, grandchildren; Michael and Brandon Ferris, Lauren Kessler, Reile and Gwenyth Sailer, sisters; Kathleen Enghauser, Plymouth, MN, Judy Jamieson, Fargo, ND, brother; Robert (Terri) Jamieson, Fargo, ND, sister-in-law; Marilyn Jamieson, West Fargo, ND and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, William “Skipper” Jamieson and James Jamieson.


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  1. Sandy Reynolds says:

    Harwood ND
    I am sorry to hear of Margaret’s passing. I worked with her at IRS. She was fun to work with and even more fun to visit with. So sorry for your loss.

  2. David Nilles says:

    I worked with Margaret during her years at IRS. I will remember Margaret with fond memories. I was mournful to hear of Margaret’s passing. Our deepest condolences go to Margaret’s family from Jenell and me.

  3. Lisa Heap says:

    Fargo I worked with Margaret at IRS and I was saddened to hear she passed away. I pray for her family and friends for comfort during this difficult time. She was an awesome lady and I hope you find peace in the wonderful memories I’m sure you have.

  4. Daniel Stoa says:

    Fargo ND
    I worked with Margaret for many years at the IRS. I was saddened to hear of her passing, she will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time.

  5. Candee Melin says:

    My aunt Margaret will be missed. I am very sorry and sad I couldn’t be there with my family.

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