Doreen E. Grobe
April 18, 1934 ~ August 12, 2023
Kindred, North Dakota
Resided in: Moorhead, Minnesota
Doreen Grobe passed away peacefully on August 12, 2023, at Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead, Minnesota, at the age of 89.
Doreen Elayne Grobe (Knutson) was born on April 18, 1934, the youngest of six children, to Henry and Minnie (Evanson) in Kindred, ND. Doreen attended grade school and graduated from high school in Kindred.
Doreen attended Wahpeton State School of Science and later earned a degree from Moorhead State University in elementary education. Throughout her life her passion was working with children. Although she had no children of her own, she always treated all of her nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews as her own and loved spoiling them. She spent many years working with the Kringen Lodge at the Sons of Norway in Fargo, ND, leading many children’s programs.
On July 16, 1960, Doreen married Leo Grobe. Throughout their married life they lived in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Leo passed away on October 27, 2021. After Leo’s passing, Doreen spent the last year and a half residing at Eventide in Moorhead.
Doreen is survived by many nieces and nephews, Richard Grobe, Moorhead, MN; Gayle (Wayne) Miller, Dilworth, MN; Christine (Dennis) Schonhoff, Fargo, ND; David (Kathy) Iverson, West Fargo, ND; Claudeen (Brian) Frevert, Littleton, CO; Terri Dupuis, Sedgwick, ME; Pam Laha, Milford NH; Gail (Dennis) Boggs, Alexandria, SD; James (Julie) Thue, Mitchell, SD; Henry Linder, Oklee, MN; many grand nieces and nephews; and Vu Truong and family.
Doreen was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harold and Oswald Knutson; and three sisters, Edna Knutson, Gladys Linder and Lillian Thue.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10 AM Thursday, August 17, 2023, at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo.
VISITATION: one hour prior to the service
BURIAL: Riverside Cemetery in Fargo, ND
Funeral service arrangements are entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home.