November 18, 1937 ~ July 29, 2012
Gail passed away on July 29, 2012 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo at the age of 74.
Gail Hagglund was born on November 18, 1937, the daughter of Adolph and Hilda (Kjlesrud) Hagglund in Oslo, MN. She grew up in the Alvarado, MN area and graduated from Alvarado High School in 1954. Gail was united in marriage to Duane Jacobson on March 2, 1958 in Alvarado. They made their home in Kindred until 1961 when they moved back to Alvarado where they raised their family. Duane and Gail moved to Fargo in 1989 and she began working at the Westside Elementary School in West Fargo as a cook, retiring in June of this year. Duane passed away on January 5, 2005. Gail loved spending time with her family – especially her grandchildren. She cherished the many friendships she made over the years, most recently at Willowpark Apartments.
Gail is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Jurgens of Eagan, MN; her son, Jeffrey (Carrie) Jacobson of Maple Grove, MN; her grandchildren, Joshua Jurgens, Grace Jacobson, and Gillian Jacobson. Also surviving are her siblings, Dorothy (Vern) Kiffmeyer of Becker, MN; and Rick (Sandi) Hagglund of Annandale, MN; her in-laws, Mary (Alfred) Lieseth, Janice Peterson, Judy (Peter) Larson, Shirley Johnson, Charles (Sandi) Jacobson, and Sharon (Patrick) Connley; and several nieces and nephews.
Gail was preceded in death by her husband, Duane; her parents; and her brothers, Dallas and Donald.