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of Albertville, MN

December 5, 1942 – December 18, 2022

Celebration of Life

Friday, December 23, 2022

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The Peterson Chapel – St. Michael / Albertville, MN

Penny Fogelson, 80 of Albertville MN, passed away peacefully at her home on December 18, 2022.

Penny Ann (Engstrom) Fogelson was born on December 5, 1942 to Emil and Elaine (Schurr) Engstrom in Devils Lake, ND, and grew up on the family farm in rural Leeds, ND.

She married Dennis Fogelson in Leeds, ND and they were together for 62 years. Penny was a devoted and loving daughter, sister, spouse, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She always put family first and proudly supported them in their activities, educational pursuits, and careers. Penny especially enjoyed watching her family’s musical and athletic events, cooking, flower gardening, and spending time with family in Leeds.

Penny is survived by her husband, Dennis; sons, Daniel (Mechelle) of Edina, Douglas (Liz) of Devils Lake, David of Fargo; sisters Peggy (Curt) Jacobson, Patty (Mike) Gould, Paula (Les) Haagenson; six grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Interment: May 20th, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Leeds Lutheran Cemetery in Leeds, North Dakota.

Lunch to follow at the Leeds Community Center

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Parkinson Disease Association, National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Dennis Fogelson

    To the many friends we have who couldn’t make it to Penny’s Celebration of Life because of the weather, please accept our heart felt thanks. We will see you in May at the Leeds Cemetery in Leeds, ND. Time and date will be posted on the Nelson Funeral Home and Peterson Chapel websites.
    My wife Penny was the best…


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