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Loretta J. Cofell

January 23, 1942 - November 28, 2019


December 07, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

December 07, 2019
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home


Boulger Funeral Home

Loretta J. Cofell

January 23, 1942 - November 28, 2019


Loretta J. Cofell (Tollefson) of Lake Park, Minnesota, formerly of Fargo, ND, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the age of seventy-seven.

Loretta Tollefson was born January, 23, 1942 to Theodore and Lois Tollefson (Pershon) in West Fargo, ND, where she grew up and graduated from High School. On September 7, 1963, Loretta was united in marriage to Garth S. Cofell.

Loretta loved gardening, fishing, sports, cooking, baking, paper tole, and ceramics. Together with Garth, Loretta devoted over 40 years delivering newspapers for the Fargo Forum. In their peak they delivered as many as 1,000 papers daily.

Loretta is survived by her children; Kari, James, Wayne and Daryl Cofell; her brother Vic Tollefson.

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband Garth of 51 years; her parents; her siblings, Darlaine Clemenson, Ernst and Alfred Tollefson.

A special thank you to Hospice of the Red River Valley for the loving care and kind and caring assistance in taking care of Loretta.


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7 responses to “Loretta Cofell”

  1. Bill and Colleen Curtis says:

    To the family of Loretta Cofell, so sorry for the loss of your mother.
    Our sympathies.
    Bill and Colleen Curtis

  2. Mary and Jack Dunford says:

    I will always cherish our wonderful stories and memories. We had many great times, in high school, collage and as young married couples. Jack and I would not have meet if not for your Mom. We will miss her.

  3. Julie K. Rohrich says:

    Sorry for your loss prayers for your family

  4. Julie K. Rohrich says:

    Sorry for your loss prayers for your family

  5. Jason and Sarah White says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray your hearts will be comforted through this time.

  6. Greg and Penny Maxwell says:

    Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing

  7. Gene Maxwell says:

    So sorry for your loss Cofell family. She will be missed.

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