Lucille Jellison, age 88, of Fargo, died on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at Villa Maria, Fargo.
Lucille was born on January 25, 1921 in Church’s Ferry, North Dakota to William and Julia (Bakken) Abbott. She grew up in Fargo and graduated from Fargo Central High School. She received her Registered Nurse degree in Bottineau, ND in 1942. She worked at St. Ansgar Hospital in Moorhead for the majority of her career. On March 25, 1947 she married Percival Jellison at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Fargo. They made their home in Dilworth from 1947-1956 and then moved to Moorhead where she lived until moving to Villa Maria in 2008.
Lucille enjoyed cooking, especially hosting family dinners, sewing, spending time at Turtle Lake near Lake Park, MN and traveling-including trips to England, Russia, Switzerland and Norway. She was a long time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Lee Jellison and by her brother, Randy Abbott.
Lucille is survived by her children, Carol (Walt) Marz of Luck, WI, Richard Jellison of Fargo, Jon (Barb) Jellison of Fargo, Gayle (Scott) Swanstrom of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Tracy Shad, Carlee Reierson, Trevor Shad, Gabe Jellison, Amber Jellison, Sara Swanstrom, Alex Jellison; great-grandchildren, Briana Reierson, Britany Reierson, Brice Reierson, Sophia Shad, Greta Rose Shad; sisters, Margaret (Marty) Holsen of Moorhead and Wanda Olson of Fargo.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Interment: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com