Lorraine Evenson


Lorraine Evenson, 87, of Fargo passed away September 25, 2022 at Eventide in Fargo.

Lorraine was born on April 12th, 1935 to Clifford and Gladys (Bartz) Christianson. She was baptized and confirmed at Little Norway Church in rural Fertile, MN. She graduated high school in 1953 and moved to Fargo, ND to work at Western States Life Insurance Company, where she met Russell Evenson and they later married and raised three daughters.

She was a member of Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Lorraine is survived by her husband of 63 years; her daughters Joan (John) Csobor, Edgerton, MN; Janelle Evenson, WI; and Barbara (Dewey) Halvorson, Galesburg, ND. Grandchildren Christopher (Hannah) Huls, Worthington, MN; Andrew Evenson, Woodbury, MN; Ashley Kramer, Moorhead, MN; Trevor Kramer, Moorhead, MN; and four great-grandchildren. Sisters LaVonne Pederson, Bloomington, MN and Lois (Patrick) Thompson, Blaine, MN.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her infant sister Carol Ann, brother Paul Christianson, brother-in-law Donald Evenson, and brother-in-law Donald Pederson.

Lorraine’s funeral service will be 2pm, Saturday, October 1 with a visitation one hour prior at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo, ND. Burial will take place 1 pm Monday, October 3 at Little Norway Cemetery in Fertile, MN.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be sent to Hospice of the Red River Valley or a charity of your choice.

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