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June 16, 1941-May 5, 2012

Doris E. Sagen, 70, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

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Doris Elaine Sagen was born to Edward and Evelyn (Fagerlie) Marks on June 16, 1941 in Los Angeles, Calif. The family moved to Glyndon, Minn., when Doris was very young. She received her education in Glyndon, graduating from Glyndon High School in 1960.

Doris was united in marriage to Merle Sagen in December of 1965. They raised their family in Detroit Lakes. Doris worked as a jailer for the Becker County Sheriff's Department for 16 years, retiring due to health issues.

Time spent with her grandchildren was very special to Doris. She also enjoyed spending time at the lake, crocheting, baking, reading, arts and crafts and playing cards with friends at The Lamplighter.

Surviving Doris are two sons, Guy Sagen of Lakeville, Minn., and Byron (Leslie) Sagen of Walker, Minn.; one daughter, Dorinda (Miles) Triebenbach of Jamestown, N.D.; six grandchildren, Dillion, Andrew, Alexis, Taylor, Cody and Katie; two brothers, Donald (June) Marks of Twin Valley and John (Mary Jo) Marks of Jordan, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Norma Marks of Buffalo, Minn., and Joanne Marks of Torrance, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents and four brothers, Duane, David, Edward and Richard Marks.

Memorial services were set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

Arrangements were entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.

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