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Mavis Mjoen

March 16, 1938 - July 08, 2016

Memorial Service - Thursday

July 14, 2016
- 4:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

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Mavis Mjoen

March 16, 1938 - July 08, 2016

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Mavis Mjoen, 78, of Fargo, North Dakota died Friday, July 8, 2016 at her home under the care of her 3 children and Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Mavis was born March 16, 1938 in Noonan, ND to Clara and Odin Holte. She graduated from Ambrose High School in 1956. On February 14, 1958 she married Chuck Mjoen at Fargo’s Peace Lutheran Church. They made their home in north Fargo. Mavis worked various jobs throughout her life, including as a bookkeeper for the family business, Northport Mobil Service.

Mavis is survived by her children; Cindy (Ron) Lichtsinn, Greg (Chris) Mjoen, and Lori Borgen, grandchildren; Kyle (Jessica), Kallen (Rachel), Kenzie (Josh), and Jordan Mjoen, Nate (Ellen), Mackenzie (Chris), Jae, and Will Borgen, her brother and sisters-in-law, A & Tiny Holte and Sharon Holte.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck, her parents, one sister, Elvis Gulbranson, brothers, Lyle, Charles, and Elwood Holte, in-laws, Darlene & Arvin Kittelson, Margie & Merlyon Iverson, Buck Gulbranson and Vi and Len Mjoen.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. Following the service, a Celebration of Life Reception will be held at the Fargo Elks Lodge.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Fargo Elks Lodge in Mavis’s honor.

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14 responses to “Mavis Mjoen”

  1. Cindy Parmer says:

    Mavis will be missed by many! Hugs & prayers to her family!

  2. Linda Graalum says:

    Lori, Greg, Cindy and families. My deepest sympathies in the passing of Mavis. She and your Dad and Bob and I had some fun times back in the good old hockey days. Sending love and hugs to all of you. May God’s loving arms embrace you during this difficult time and in the days to come. God Bless.

  3. Sam (Mikula) Carmell says:

    I’m so so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all you guys.. Let beautiful memories comfort your hearts in this time of sorrow. Big hugs.

  4. Shayne Jacobson says:

    Lori I will have to agree that this has been a tough year for you. I am thinking of you and your family. My prayers and hugs go out your way. Lori I know you and your siblings have had your Mom on the top of your mind for quite awhile. She was blessed to have you as family.

  5. Kim Nielsen says:

    Funny, fierce and feisty! I always loved hanging with Mavis. She will be missed. Hugs and prayers from me to all of you! Love, Kim Nielsen

  6. carey fry says:

    Beautiful soul who leaves behind a legacy of kindness and love through all whom she touched. Thank you Mavis!

  7. Jonell RIttmiller says:

    Sending prayers of healing to Cindy, Greg and Lori and families. I have many fond memories of Mavis. She made a difference in my life.

  8. Buddy And Elizabeth Danielson says:

    Such A Special And Giving Person She Will Be Dearly Missed By Elizabeth And Myself We Always Enjoyed Meeting With Her And Chuck After We Moved From The Fargo Area

  9. Frank and Donna Theusch says:

    Met Mavis at Quality Bakery many, many years ago. What a great woman! Going to miss her very much.

    Frank and Donna Theusch

  10. Mike Gunderson says:

    My pleasure to have known her, she will be missed. A big thank you to her children for being there for her and taking such good care of her.

  11. Carol Smith says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Cindy let me know if I can do anything to help.

  12. Steve Gulbranson says:

    My dear Aunt Mavis, I will always treasure the fun times we had when we got together. You were the behind the scenes instigator of many hilarious shenanigans that were pulled off to perfection.You had the kindest heart and was always the first to protect your nieces and nephews from a most likely warranted scolding from our parents. You were so very supportive of all your children and grandchildren in all their activities, spending countless hours cheering and encouraging them on in their endeavors. You left us way too soon but your loving memory will linger in our hearts forever! Love you! .

  13. Mort and Sharon Mazaheri says:

    Lori and family,

    We were so very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a great person and will be missed.

    Mort and Sharon Mazaheri

  14. A G Wehrman says:

    Cindi, Greg & Lori Deepest Sympathy. Loved your parents, Mavis was a fun person. Remember our times at the lake with your family.

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