Josephine Olena Wilhelmenia Hagglund, 100, Fargo, ND passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo. She was born on May 11, 1918 in Luverne, ND to Fredrick and Edith (Gahlhoff) Dahl. Josie attended Ashtabula Rural School. She then did housework for local families and cooked at the Convalesce Home in Valley City. On April 23, 1939 she was united in marriage to Harold Schuler at the Congregational Church in Valley City. Three sons were born to this union. On December 5, 1952 Josie married Lawrence Hagglund at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fargo. They had one daughter. She is survived by her children, Vernon Schuler, Donald (Joy) Schuler, Gerald “Gary” (Jackie) Schuler, Nancy Hagglund-Morgan; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She leaves behind two special nieces, Fran Empky and Pam (Lyle) Erickson; sister-in-law, Elaine Dahl; and her buddy, Kitty Lily (aka Tippy Toes). She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Hagglund; grandsons, David and Jeffrey Schuler; granddaughter, Vicki (Schuler) Haugen; daughter-in-law, Linda (Broten) Schuler; brothers, Marvin (Betty) Dahl, Vernon (Harriet) Dahl, Milo Dahl, and James (Marilyn) Dahl; sisters, Edythe (Edwin) Hagglund, Nora (Arthur) Olson, Amanda (Charlie) Premuto, Dorothy (Tiny) Dahl. A special thanks to Bruce Morgan for his care and support to Josephine and the family. There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 PM with a prayer service following at 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 3, 2018 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 4, 2018 at Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior. Memorials preferred to the Dazey Cemetery Fund, Olivet Lutheran Church, Hospice of the Red River Valley, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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  1. I was saddened to see Josie had passed away. She was such a sweetheart and joy to take care of at Bethany. I will always remember her sense of humor and kind heart. You are such a loving soul my dear friend❤️

  2. Nancy & Miranda.
    Deepest sympathies to your entire family.
    What a wonderful legacy and life to reflect upon.
    Take Care

  3. Nancy and Family,
    Sorry for your loss and many prayers and hugs during this difficult time! Josie was a sweetheart and I enjoyed getting to know her and taking care of her at Bethany. May you all find peace knowing she’s resting comfortably now.
    Cheri Tessmer

  4. she was my 2nd mom, what a gift she had to make you feel so loved! I will miss her so much, Just knowing she is reuniting with her loved ones, takes some of the sadness away. RIP till we meet again. Love Paul, Diane and Jacob Fritchie

  5. Nancy and family
    I am so sorry to hear about Josie. She was a wonderful lady. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

  6. My sympathy to the family. As I watched the video, I saw my mom and dad and Grandma Frieda in a picture at the 14:11 mark. Nancy was there and Josie. My dad Merlin (Smokey) was a Cousin to Josie and of course my Grandma would be Josie’s Aunt. One summer I was out to Lake Ashtabula to visit, many years ago. My folks and I also visited your uncle Marvin who lived in Moscow Idaho on our way home from Spokane. There are so many relatives in our family it is hard to stay in touch. And I have that many on my mom’s side also. Your family has grown I’m sure Josie was blessed in many ways to live this long. Once again my sympathy.

  7. To the Family,
    I want to express how sorry to read about your loss. Losing a family member can be very painful. When I lost my father, I found comfort in what the Bible teaches.
    I fully believe, as the Bible teaches, that God will restore paradisaic conditions to our earth and that he yearns to bring back to life on earth those who have died—including our family members. (Job 14:14, 15; John 5:28, 29)
    We can look forward to the day when we will hold and embrace them again. Every time we hear the word “paradise,” that hope warms our hearts! In the meantime, we can take comfort in the fact that they are in God’s memory.
    I hope the same thoughts may bring your family comfort in dealing with your loss.

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