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Esther L. Henjum

June 05, 1925 - May 19, 2014


9-11:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

A luncheon will be served following the service in Boulger Funeral Home's Celebration of Life Center, Fargo.


Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Esther L. Henjum

June 05, 1925 - May 19, 2014


Esther L. Henjum, 88, Fargo passed away Monday, May 19, 2014 at Essentia Health, Fargo surrounded by her loving family.

Esther was born June 5, 1925 to Fred and Sarah (Peterson) Noe on a farm outside of Crete, North Dakota. She attended school in Crete before going to work at the Creamery in Oakes, North Dakota where she met her future husband, Andrew Henjum. They were married on July 29, 1948. They made their home in Wahpeton for 9 years before moving to Fargo in 1957. Andrew passed away on April 9, 1982.

Esther was a loving mother who dedicated her life to raising her 5 children.

She loved family gatherings and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She loved life and was always the caregiver to her family.

She loved cooking for her family and always made sure that no one ever left her home hungry.

Esther is survived by her children;  Arthur (Jody), Valley City, ND, Pamela Belling, Page, ND, Wayne (Kathleen), Fargo, ND, Gregory, Fargo, ND, Michelle (Jay Dee) Grant, Fargo, ND, 10 grandchildren; Brenda (Jeff) Horner, Morgan Henjum, Hunter Henjum, Stacy Rea, Troy Rea, Andrew Henjum, Katie Henjum, Laura Henjum, Lucas Henjum and Nicholas Grant and 5 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Andrew, siblings;  Alfred Noe, Albert Noe, William Noe, Irene Bachman, Laverne Hayen, Viola Thompson, Donna Sommerfeld, Ella Mix and Dorothy Thompson.


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  1. Tim Liebl says:

    Fargo ND
    We are sorry to hear about your loss. God bless!

  2. Jeff Soper says:

    Stockton CATo Art, Pam, Wayne, Greg and Michelle deepest condolences from the Soper Family. You were such great neighbors and all very hard workers something I’m sure you learned from both parents, Ester and Andrew. Best Regards Always, Jeff

  3. Betty L Barker says:

    Hunter ND
    Michelle and family,
    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I wanted to send a card but I didn’t have your address.
    Remember all the good times and fun you all shared with your mom.

    My deepest sympathy goes to you all.

    Betty Barker

  4. Joan and John Downey says:

    Butte montanaOur thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. marsha and joe anderson says:

    BUTTE MTjust want you to know were thinking about you and the family. love and prayers

  6. larry Bachman Sr. says:

    Butte MontanaWe were sad to hear of Esther’s passing…sending out thoughts and prayers to the family.

  7. Juli Becker says:

    Oakes ND
    My sympathy to you all. I remeber her from family reunions. Juli Gronbeck/Becker

  8. Ashlea Herfindahl says:

    Although I never met Esther I know that a loved ones passing is never easy. My thoughts and prayer are with Morgan and her family durring this difficult time.

  9. Lorin Miller says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Esther family

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