Jennifer (Thompson) Taralson, went to be with the Lord on April 21, 2018 with family and dear friends with her. Jennifer was born December 16, 1974 at Mountain Home Air Force Base Idaho to parents Roger and Betty (Klug) Thompson. Jennifer attended Grand Forks Red River High School and Moorhead State University where she majored in anthropology, something she was interested in all her life. She made a trip with other students to Kenya, Africa to study their culture. She was a real estate agent in Fargo and later worked for Peterson Farm Seed, a job she loved. She loved watching NDSU and Minnesota Vikings football. She married Terry Taralson on August 13, 2016 at their home on Tamarack Lake. She was extremely fond of her step grandchildren and nieces and nephew. The outpouring of love from so many people who knew her shows how much she touched the lives of others. She was very outgoing and built relationships with many people in all walks of life. She will be missed. She is survived by her husband and parents, grandmother, Alma Klug, Fargo, brother, Mark Thompson (Rachel), Fargo, sisters, Laurie Johnston, Grand Forks, Melissa Storey (Ryan), Grand Forks, nephew, Nick Johnston, nieces, Lily Storey and Ella; stepchildren, Erica and Weston, Nick and Brie, Mitch and Kayla; grandchildren, Greyson, Harper, Annabelle, and Laiken, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jennifer is preceded in death by grandparents, Hubert Klug, Theodore and Marion Thompson; aunt, Beverly Freeman and nephew, Aaron Johnston. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, April, 28, 2018, at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center with visitation one hour before the service. To sign the online guestbook, please go to

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  1. Words cannot describe the many memories I have with Jen. I am so glad to have met her and have had the opportunity to grow up with her. She will be missed…..

  2. Fly high pretty girl! I am gonna miss you so much! I love you so much! Until we meet again! I will think of you often!! ❤️

  3. Jen, I will never forget the memories from Noben Ave. You will never be forgotten. God bless you and your family. Much love, Denise

  4. Dear Betty and Roger and family,
    I am so sad to hear of your loss. Words are not adequate. May God give you the strength and His grace to get you through this. We will pray that He will lift you up when you need it most.
    Wendy Klug Slattery

  5. I attended Jr High with Jennifer. I remember her always as a sweet and kind person with a smile that always lit up any room she walked into. She was a wonderful friend. I’m so sorry for your loss!

  6. Betty and Roger and family, our hearts go out to you at this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dick and Kathy Klug

  7. My heart goes out to all of you. What a beautiful, smart and generous person Jen was. I feel honored to have known her and will cherish the many memories I have of her. Sending you all love and peace.

  8. Terry & Family! We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife! We will keep you in our prayers. Ice is off the lake and we will visit you some day.
    LaVerne & Dave Nelson of Tamarac Lake

  9. Oh, Sweet Jenny, thoughtful and kind, with a beautiful smile, sense of humor, and a gentleness about her. Our daughter Andrea grew up with Jenny from grade school to high school graduation, she was a special friend, they shared so many things together, making memories. We always enjoyed having Jenny in our home. So very sorry for your loss.Our prayers and deepest sympathy to all of Jenny’s family.

  10. Betty and Roger. My heart goes out to you and your family during these very difficult days. I didn’t know Jennifer but I am sure she was a wonderful person with a huge heart. Take care of yourself. Hugs. Julie (Johnson) Claveau

  11. I’m so sorry to hear of Jen’s passing. I met Jen while staying at the Walsh Family Village back in December. She was such a friendly person and made my month stay much easier! I’ve thought about her so often since coming home and wondering how she has been. Gone way too soon but she will never be forgotten.

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