Donald L. Fossen


Donald L. Fossen 88 passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on January 8, 2023.

Don was born in Heimdal, ND on September 1, 1934 to Orvin S. and Lillian E. Fossen (Olson).

Don graduated from Oak Grove Lutheran High School in Fargo, ND in 1952, earning his Bachelors degree in Aviation Administration from MSUM in Moorhead, MN in 1987. After schooling he enjoyed being a mechanic.

Don is survived by his wife Elaine of 68 years, they have 4 children Jeff (Sylvia) Fossen, Terry Fossen, Tammy (Eugene) Ernst, Orvin Fossen. Also, surviving Don are his sisters Della Hoff, Louis Mathieson and Frances Barnard.

Grandchildren Elisha (Eric) Cullen, Kristina (Shawn) Kane, Gina Ernst and Matthew (Jessy) Fossen.

Great grandchildren Kaden Cullen, Kolden Cullen, Grayson Kane, Kinley Cullen, Aria Kane and Chet Fossen.

A celebration of life will be held Summer 2023 in Minnesota.

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