Inez Whittemore

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Inez died on August 2, 2011 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo at the age of 85.

Inez Gardner was born on May 16, 1926 in Portsmouth, VA, the daughter of Harry and Katherine (Foley) Gardner. She was raised in Norfolk, VA.  Inez was united in marriage to George B. Whittemore on June 18, 1948. They lived in many places across the United States as he was transferred with his job. She moved to Fargo in 2000, to be near her children.

Inez was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in West Fargo, ND. She was also a member of Dora's Dazzling Dames Red Hats. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, going to the gym,and most of all spending time with her family. She was especially proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Inez is survived by two daughters, Katherine Hoselton of Fargo, ND; and Janice Whittemore of St. Paul, MN; two sons, Gary (RaeDel) Whittemore of Puyallup, WA; Bruce (Kim) Whittemore of Minot, ND; six grandchildren, Cynthia (Kyle) Thormodson of Moorhead, MN; Scott (Becky) Hoselton of West Fargo, ND; Justin Whittemore of Bonney Lake, WA; Sara (Will) Bracking of Graham, WA; Brett Hoselton of Fargo, ND; Whitney Whittemore of Puyallup, WA; four great-grandchildren, Skieler Prouty of St. John, ND; Connor Hoselton of West Fargo, ND; Molly Thormodson of Moorhead, MN; and Micah Bracking of Graham, WA; and one sister, Catherine Smith of Chesapeake, VA.

Inez was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a brother, Harry M. Gardner.

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  1. Chesapeake VAYour mom was a great aunt, sister and mom and we all will miss her. I know my mom will miss their conversations as they have leaned on each other over the years. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this time. I have fond memories of Aunt Inez with her words of wisdom and will cherish them forever.
    Catherine Anne

  2. Velva ND
    Bruce, Kim & Family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. WE know how special Inez was to you all from the stories that you have shared with us. God bless.

    Brady, LaDonna & Family

  3. Lenoir City TennesseeThank you for calling and telling me about Inez passing. Inez and George were dear friends with us over the last 40 years and will be terribly missed. Marilyn and Inez were extremely close and I am confident that they have re-established that friendship in the House of the Lord. May God bless and protect you and your families. As George would say “TA TA FOR NOW”.

  4. Hermosa SDYour mother was a wonderful friend and
    we have fond memories of the times we
    spent together. Thank you for letting us
    know of her passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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