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Grace J Skogen

July 10, 1933 ~ July 16, 2018 (age 85)

Grace Skogen, 85 of Fergus Falls died Monday, July 16, 2018, at her home.

Grace Janet Skogen was born on July 10, 1933, third child of Carl and Agnes (Rasmussen) Petersen in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.   In 1939, the Petersen family moved to a farm near Underwood where Grace attended Country School District #231, and then graduated from the Underwood High School in 1951.

Grace married Orris Skogen on October 9, 1954.  They were blessed with five children; three daughters, Connie (Trevor) Barry of Fergus Falls, Cathy (Kirk) Soldner of Arden Hills and Sharon (Larry) Taylor of Kodiak, AK and two sons, Dan (Dee) of Hewitt and Jeff (Mary Jo) of St. Louis Park.  In 1956, they purchased a farm in Maine Township where they lived until 1999, when they moved into Fergus Falls.  Orris passed away in 2002.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Orris; parents, Carl and Agnes Petersen; and three siblings, David (1999), Edith (1971) and Amon (1992).

Survivors are her children; grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law, Stanley (Ardis) Skogen and sister-in-law, Irene Lundby.

Memorial Service: 3:00 PM, Friday, July 20, 2018, at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Clergy: Rev. Tom Junkert

Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson of Fergus Falls.


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