Margaret Nellie Mae (Jenkins) Gollehon, age 92, died Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Rosewood on Broadway, Fargo.
Margaret was born to Harvey and Fern (Jefferson) Jenkins on August 17, 1914 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 1917 she moved to Gothenburg, NE where she graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1932. She was employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Gothenburg and Omaha, NE from August 1933 to July 1949.
She married Wilmot E. ?Golly? Gollehon at First Baptist Church, Omaha, NE on July 17, 1949. Golly worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and they were transferred to Lexington, NE, Aberdeen, SD, and finally to Fargo, ND in October 1951. They had two children and were married for over 50 years.
She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Fargo, ND where she served as a Deacon, taught Sunday School, and held various offices in the Presbyterian Women?s Association. She loved the Arts and was a long time member of the Fargo Moorhead Area Music Club where she served as Treasurer, Vice President, and President. She also served on the North Dakota Federation of Music Clubs Board.
She is survived by her son, Douglas (Susan) Gollehon, Omaha, NE; daughter, Anne (Bill) Kuzas, Oxbow, ND; grandchildren, Christopher and Stephen Gollehon, Omaha, NE, and Christina and Nickolas Kuzas, Oxbow, ND. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sister, Birchie Darner.
Memorials to First Presbyterian Church, Fargo and the International Music Camp.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Sunday, August 5, 2007, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
Funeral: 11 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2007, First Presbyterian Church, Fargo, ND
Entombment: Riverside Mausoleum, Fargo, ND
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
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