IvaJean Tegtmeier, 89, West Fargo, ND passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at her home.
IvaJean was born on March 26, 1927 in Land Township near Hoffman, MN to Chester and Clara (Haack) Koser. She graduated from Herman High School before attending the Moorhead Normal School, graduating with her teaching certificate. She taught in the Norcross/Tintah, MN area for several years. She married Roger W. Tegtmeier on December 27, 1948. They lived in several cities throughout West Central Minnesota before making their home in Wheaton MN and finally Kindred, North Dakota. Roger passed away on October 17, 1971. Shortly after Roger's passing, she moved to her current home in West Fargo where she resided until her passing.
She enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Quota Club where she became the President for a few years. She volunteered for many years, starting with Sunday School Teaching at Norman Lutheran Church, rural Kindred where she was an active member. She also loved to volunteer at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo. She loved doing crossword puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren, especially cookie bakes at Christmas time including her "Santa Soup."
She is survived by her children; Sheldon (Cindy) Tegtmeier, Colfax, ND, Kevin Tegtmeier, West Fargo, ND, Kenton Tegtmeier, Kindred, ND, Terry (Linda) Tegtmeier, Fargo, ND, Mark Tegtmeier, Kindred, ND, 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and sister, VonnaJane DeLong, Alexandria, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Roger, granddaughter, Angela, three brothers, Delbert, Dutch and Rodney; three sisters and their husbands, Virginia (Paul) Ogg, Sylvia (Lloyd) Jergenson and Marguerite Koser.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred with visitation starting at 5:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Norman Lutheran Church, rural Kindred with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.