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Maryalyce Sanger

June 30, 1924 - June 11, 2010


5-7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

9:30-10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 15 in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 15 in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.


Holy Cross Noth Cemetery, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Maryalyce Sanger

June 30, 1924 - June 11, 2010


Maryalyce J. Sanger, 85, Fargo passed away Friday, June 11 in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.

Maryalyce was born June 30, 1924 to Chester Otto Smith and Bridget (Hennebry) Smith in Fargo, ND. She grew up and attended Fargo Central graduating in 1942. After graduation, she went to work for General Motors before marrying Paul Sanger on March 14, 1947 in Trinity Lutheran church in Moorhead. Their marriage was blessed by St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church shortly thereafter. Paul passed away on January 25, 1982.

Maryalyce among many things, loved to crochet, knit, roller-skate and spend time at the lake. One of her favorite things was to spend time with her beloved grandchildren.

Maryalyce is survived by her daughter, Michele, Fargo ND, son’s, Steve (Shirley), Moorhead MN, and Tim (Mary), Grand Forks ND; six grandchildren, Chris, Fargo ND, Aaron (Tracy), Fargo ND, Jamie (Steve) Olson, Grand Forks ND, Ryan, Moorhead MN, Jared, Grand Forks ND, and Jordan, Grand Forks ND; 2 great-grandchildren, Adam and Noah, and one special niece Judy (Paul) Goeman-Dickenson, Phillippi WV.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, and one brother.


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9 responses to “Maryalyce Sanger”

  1. Frank Podoll says:

    Fargo ND
    Tim & family,
    Our prayers are with you. Remember the good times. It’s been a few years, but I remember those times when we went to your lake place for 4th of July fireworks. Take care.
    Frank Podoll & family

  2. Greg & Jackie Rudolph says:

    Spokane WashingtonMary was such a special person and cared so much for everyone. It was great to see her at the lake last summer. Our thoughts & prayers are with her and the Sanger Family.

  3. Jim Hanson says:

    Fargo ND
    She was truly a humble and great servant to the Lord and her family. She raised a friend of mine called Tim who is one very good man and I know Paul and Maryalyce had a lot to do with that. I thank her for giving the world her wisdom, humor, zest for life and her wonderful son Tim


  4. david burrous says:

    Waseca MN
    so sorry to hear about this. i remember you all would be at big cormerant and we would be out there so we would stop by on the boat and say hey. and i have been there once. just want to say i am thinking of all of you ok? god bless and will be praying for you.
    David Burrous
    friend of Ryan Sanger

  5. Lea Iken says:

    Fargo ND
    Mary was always a very friendly and nice neighbor to visit with, she will be missed at the lakes.

  6. Tyler & Amy Breitbach says:

    Fargo ND
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  7. Chris Sanger says:

    Fargo ND
    I miss and love you very much Grandma!

  8. David & Diane Halvorson says:

    Fargo ND
    You shall be always remembered and our deepest sympathy to the family. Thanks for all the wonderful memories that we now cling toeven more dearly.

  9. Ryan Sanger says:

    Moorhead Minnesota
    I love you Grandma, I Miss you

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