Marjorie Rosengren, 93, of Fergus FallsPublished 11:00am Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Marjorie Rosengren, 93, of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at PioneerCare Center in Fergus Falls.
Marjorie Helen Ludtke was born June 12, 1920, to Emil and Clara (Johnson) Ludtke in Morton Township, just outside of Webster, S.D.
As an infant she moved with her family into Webster.
She attended school in Webster and graduated in 1939.
She then attended Aberdeen Teaching College in Aberdeen, S.D., for one year and received a Teacher’s Certificate in 1940.
She taught rural school in four different districts in the Webster area for four years.
On June 30, 1944, she married Mauritz Rosengren in Santa Cruz, Calif., at his parent’s home.
She worked as an operator for Southern Bell Telephone until they moved to Seiling, Okla., in 1945.
In 1947, they settled in Webster and later divorced.
In the early 1950s, she owned and operated a woman’s dress store name The Style Shoppe.
In 1961, she moved to Detroit Lakes and then to Fergus Falls in 1964.
Marjorie worked a variety of jobs throughout the years.
At the age of 73, she retired from the Pelican Turkey Plant in Pelican Rapids.
She was an active member of the Women’s Ministries at the Salvation Army. She also participated in the Senior Citizens.
Preceeding her in death were her parents; and a sister, Gladys Schlotte.
She is survived by her children, son, Michael (Nancy) Rosengren of Bakersville, Calif.; two daughters, Melanie Swanson of Fergus Falls, Jayne (Neil) Bond of Fergus Falls; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two nephews and their families.
Visitation: Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home, and hour prior to service
Service: 1 p.m. Friday, at PioneerCare Celebration Center, Fergus Falls
Clergy: Lt. Linda McCormick and Chaplain Harry Olson
Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls
Condolences may be sent online at www.olsonfuneralhome.com