Cheryl Marie Lucero

cheryl lucero

August 5, 1957 ~ August 26, 2023

Born in: Fargo, North Dakota
Resided in: Laguna Vista, Texas

Cheryl Marie Lucero passed away on August 26, 2023, in Finland at the age of 66. Born on August 5, 1957, in Fargo, North Dakota, Cheryl brought immense joy and warmth to the lives of her family and friends.

After graduating from Fargo South High School in 1975, Cheryl pursued her education and later obtained her master’s degree in social work.

After moving to southern Texas in 2010, Cheryl’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish her own business, Therapy and Consulting Services. As the owner and operator, she provided support and guidance to those in need. Cheryl’s empathetic nature allowed her to connect with others on a profound level, truly making a difference in their lives.

Being an ardent advocate of a healthy lifestyle, Cheryl enjoyed various sporting activities including competing in triathlon races all over the world. Her dedication to fitness was an inspiration to those around her, especially those in her local triathlon club, The Gator Chasers.

Cheryl loved to travel with over 10 countries visited in the last year. Her vibrant personality meant she made cherished friends everywhere she went.

Cheryl will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Jamie Minar, Jaden Minar, and Janeá Rowley (née Minar). In addition, Cheryl will be fondly remembered by her mother Eleanor, three siblings, and three grandchildren with one on the way.

A funeral service to honor and celebrate Cheryl’s life will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M. Friends, family, and all those whose lives were touched by Cheryl are welcome to join in remembrance of her remarkable journey. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.


Funeral Service - Saturday: October 7, 2023 10:00 am

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street S.
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Visitation - Saturday: October 7, 2023 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street S.
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Burial - Saturday:

Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo
32nd Ave N and University Ave.
Fargo ND 58102,

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Memories Timeline


  1. She was my supervisor for my clinicals a few years back. A wonderful good hearted person. She was an angel walking on earth. We will miss her.

    • Thoughts and prayers to Cheryl’s family. Words cannot express what a loss this is. She was the best friend anyone could ask for. I will miss her.❤️🙏

  2. You are going to be missed by soo many people that you did your amazing Ironman adventures with & for all of us that grew up with you in Fargo, ND. Fargo South Bruins 1975 classmate you will be forever in our hearts ❤️

  3. To llfrienlds and family and those that Cheryl met on her journey as a counselor. I am sending you my condolences. I thank God He put you in my path to help me during really hard times,, traumatic situations and gave me insite on how to get through those. Blessings to all

  4. Love you my beautiful friend i always have you in my heart until we meet again ❤️
    Prayers and thoughts to all your family and friends 🙏🏻 ❤️

  5. Ms. Cheryl I’m with a broken💔. I will miss you so. Thank you for being such a beautiful person. My sincere condolences 💐 to her family and friends❤️

  6. I had the pleasure of meeting Cheryl for a short time in my kick boxing class. Quickly in, I was hoping to become best of friends. She was so optimistic, strong and welcoming. I continued to be inspired as I followed her post always amazed by her energy. Prayers, and hugs to her family and all who loved her.

  7. Reached for the phone to call you. Instead, I called my voicemail so I can hear your voice again. Your soft beautiful voice was nice to hear. It’s a message I will never delete, for you will always be a part of me. Losing you so suddenly and unexpectedly leaves a hole that can’t be filled, for you are irreplaceable. I can’t find the words, or should I say I can’t say the words to express my grief and how much I will miss you! A true one of a kind. My deepest condolences go out to Ellie, Jamie, Jaden, Janea, David, Michael, and Tammy along with their families. I am here for all of you if needed. My heart breaks for all of you. My dearest friend rest in peace, we will meet again of that I am certain.

  8. Cheryl lived her life to its fullest. Never let anything or anyone get in her way. She will be missed by so many. Rest in peace.

  9. Prayers for Cheryl’s family. I worked with Cheryl at Charles Hall Youth Services in Bismarck North Dakota. It was a pleasure working with and knowing her. Our friendship remained for 36 years. Cheryl was a joy to know and I will miss her.

  10. In the brightest places in my heart I find you. You energized our ladies Kickboxing group and our one on one training sessions were always great. I miss your smile, your love ,your laughter, in my life. We shared a lifetime in only the 7 years we were friends. It’s just amazing and incredible that you existed this way in so many hearts and in so many lives. I love and miss you my friend. My deepest condolences to your family. your children and grandchildren. I am forever grateful to have shared such a friendship with you on this journey.

  11. It was such an honor to have the privilege to be the Sparkle in my life. You will always be the light in life’s journey… Now you are a guardian angel for those who need it most 💘

  12. Cheryl you were so dear to me. I’m a better person from having known you. You were such a good friend with a beautiful soul. I’m going to miss you so much. Rest easy beautiful angel.

  13. There are just no words for this tremendous loss. Cheryl was a wonderful friend to many and the best mother. My heartfelt condolences to Jamie, Janea, and Jayden. She will be greatly missed.

  14. I can’t explain how shocked I was to hear Cheryl’s passing. My heart goes out to her mom Ellie and Cheryls siblings. Also to her children Janea Jayden and Jamie…and to all of her friends…I’m so sorry to hear this very tragic news. I loved Cheryl very much!!

  15. I am so saddened to learn about Cheryl’s death. I participated in IM70.3 World Championship in 2022. I am a friend of one of Cheryl’s friends/friendly competitors and have just learned of this. May peace come to you.

  16. Hi Cheryl, I am so saddened to find out about your passing. I was looking forward to seeing you next week with my kids and hearing about your adventures in Europe. You have helped out my family very much and I wish I had the chance to tell you sooner. Thank you for your kindness, patience, and optimism. I will miss your radiance, your voice, and your priceless advice. I am so grateful for what you did for me in the little time that we knew each other. May God bless your family with comfort and strength. <3

  17. We will all miss Cheryl and her optimism and guidance on how to live life. I’ve known Cheryl for many years, and she truly touched my life, giving me the confidence and support I needed. Every morning I thank God for allowing me the privilege of knowing Cheryl. My deepest condolences to all of her family. She will be greatly missed in Port Isabel and Laguna Vista, Texas.

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