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Jane Ethel Viola Sagmoen
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Jane Ethel Viola Sagmoen

Born: September 15, 1919
Died: February 24, 2013

Jane Ethel Viola Sagmoen, 93, of Park Rapids, MN formerly of Thief River Falls, MN died on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the home of her daughter and son in law.
Jane Ethel Viola Ring was born on September 15, 1919 in Alexandria the daughter of Lars and Elvera (Lydeen) Ring. In 1932 the family moved to Mud Lake, MN. In 1937 they moved to a farm north of Holt, MN.
When Jane left the farm, she went to work at the Lars Furan’s Lefse Bakery in TRF, MN. There she met her future husband, Byron Sagmoen.
She later went to cosmetology school at Lee’s Beauty School of St. Paul, MN. After graduating, she went to work for Violet Furans’s Beauty Shop in TRF. She later purchased the business and re-named it Jane’s Beauty Shop.
She was united in marriage to Byron Sagmoen on May 31, 1950. In around 1957, she re-opened Jane’s Beauty Shop out of their home, which she operated until she retired at the age of 80.
In December of 2004, she and Byron went to live with their daughter, Jeneen and Son-in-law Patrick. This move was due to Jane having health issues. Byron passed away in 2008, and she remained with her daughter until the time of her death.
Jane was a great cook, she enjoyed gardening, fishing, reading, embroidery and spending time with, and caring for her family.
She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church n TRF,MN, and a former assistant local Girl p
Scout Leader in TRF, MN.
She is survived by her daughter – Jeneen B. (Patrick) Klein of Park Rapids, MN; 2 Grandsons- Christopher (Marinda) Klein of Park Rapids, MN; Nicholas (Amy Shilson) Klein of Park Rapids, MN; Great grandchildren – Katelyn, Keagan and Kenton Klein; Brother in law – Walter Chilstrom of Silver Bay, MN; Foster sisters – Kathy (Ray) Wagner of TRF, MN; Dianne Czerwan of Mukiwanago, WI; two foster nephews and two foster nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother – Lawrence (Genevieve) Ring, her spouse – Byron Sagmoen; Brother in law – Bartlett Sagmoen, Brother in law and sister in law – Borden and Edna Sagmoen, sister in law – VanDella Chilstrom, and her foster niece Lorae Johnson.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral Chapel in Thief River Falls, MN. Visitation will be held for 1 hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Saturday. Interment will be held at the Rindal Lutheran Cemetery at Viking, MN. Friends may leave online condolences at Ceasefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, MN and the Johnson Funeral Home of Thief River Falls, MN.

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