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Mildred "Pearlene" Sitter

August 04, 1924 - January 09, 2017

Visitation - Friday

January 13, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo

Prayer Service - Friday

January 13, 2017
- 6:00 PM

St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo

Funeral Mass - Saturday

January 14, 2017
- 10:30 AM with a visitation one hour prior

St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Mildred "Pearlene" Sitter

August 04, 1924 - January 09, 2017


Pearlene Sitter, 92, Golden Valley, MN formerly of Fargo, ND passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Golden Valley, MN.

Mildred “Pearlene” was born on August 4, 1924 in Kent, MN to Henry “Oscar” and Marie (Klein) Middaugh. She graduated from Central High School in Fargo, ND.

Following graduation, she began her career as a telephone operator at Northwestern Bell. After three years there, she took a position as secretary and receptionist at Pioneer Mutual. Pearlene married Norbert Sitter on November 16, 1946 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo, ND. In 1957 she began working for Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors and remained there until her retirement in 1986.

Pearlene was a member of the St. Mary’s Guild and the Eagles Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling, time at the lake, and spending time with family.

She is survived by her; children: Susan Ann Bagge (Bradley) Golden Valley, MN, Steven Todd Sitter (Debra) Lake Geneva, WI; and six grandchildren: Jocelyn Schmidt (William), Jonathon (Stephanie)Bagge, Courtney(James) MacKall, and Matthew Bagge, Caitlin and Jamie Sitter, and four Great Grandchildren Sydney Raquel Bagge, August Jacklynn Bagge, Otto Albert Schmidt, and Lydia Rose Schmidt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norbert Albert Sitter; and her sister, Marvel Korum.


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11 responses to “Mildred “Pearlene” Sitter”

  1. Bud & Julie Johnson says:

    Pearlene is smiling as she is reunited with the love of her life, Jack. She lived a long, full life and will be missed. Deepest sympathies to her entire family.

  2. Margery Wigdahl Koster says:

    My deepest sympathies Sue and Steve….and to all your family.
    I have many fond memories of your mom . She was a beautiful woman, with a beautiful
    smile. I am so honored to have known her and thankful for her sharing even a small part in my growing up years.

  3. Steve & Jane (Ermer) Metzger says:

    Susan & Family, Steve & Family,
    We were so sorry to see of your your mother’s passing. My parents were very dear friends of your mom & dad for many years. I know they shared so many good times together throughout the years.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Steve & Jane (Ermer) Metzger

  4. Pat Ebersberger says:

    Susie and Steve,

    I will cherish all the memories we had with your mom and dad and you two . Many fun times. Will miss them both. Love, Pat Ebersberger, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

  5. Julie K says:

    Sue, your Mom is so cute – she looks just like you — BEAUTIFUL! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Sue and Don Kautz says:

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincere condolences to you and your family

  7. Mary Herrick Nelson says:

    Susan…i’m so sorry.
    Your mom worked for my aunt, Bertha Odenwaller at Pioneer Mutual.
    I remember visiting with her when I would visit my aunt and her sister Cora Newman.i remember what a pretty girl she was…
    Mary Herrick Nelson

  8. Mary (Ebersberger) Bernier says:

    My sincere condolences. I have many memories of my childhood with your family. My mom has kept me up to date through the years. Sending thoughts and prayers to all.

  9. Gail Brennan says:

    Susan and Steve,
    Sorry to hear about Pearlene. My mom and Pealene were life long friends. I have fond memories growing up of when our families got together. I am sure they are having coffee and catching up right now. We are in Oklahoma City or we would be there today. God Bless the memory of Pearlene! Kevin and Gail Brennan

  10. DeeJae (Rodunce) Harlow says:

    Sue and family;
    You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of transition.

  11. Amy Richardson says:

    Our condolences to Susan and Steve and the entire family. My father, Dean Kulenkamp, worked with Pearlene at Chevrolet for many years and she was a dear friend to him and my mother. We are so sorry for your loss, and Dean wants you to know he thought the world of Pearlene.

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