Marlene Fagerstrom


Marlene Fagerstrom, 84, went peacefully to heaven on Thursday, April 21, 2022, with her daughter and best friend, Lani, by her side.

Marlene was born September 8, 1937, to Art and Clara Schmidt of Pequot Lakes. She married Don Fagerstrom on April 9, 1960. Together they owned Don’s IGA in Pequot and later she worked as an insurance agent at Lakeland Agency. She was a lifelong member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes.

Marlene is survived by her daughter, Lani (John Jensen); brother and sister-in-law, Don and Myrt Schmidt; nephew, Steve (Kathy) Saxvold; and great nieces, Carime Doughty and Kayla Benzick. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Don.

Marlene is no longer in pain and is sharing the wonder of heaven with Don and Jesus.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorials can be sent to Gloria Dei, PO Box 126, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.

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