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Geraldine Doyle

Aug. 21, 1929-March 9, 2011

Geraldine "Gerry" Doyle, 81, passed away Wednesday, March 9 at Manor Care Health Services in Fargo.

Geraldine "Gerry" Doyle was born to Herman and Gena (Jacobson) Offner on August 21, 1929. She grew up in Fargo, where she attended Agassiz and Central High schools.

Gerry worked as a sales clerk, a waitress and for the St. Mary's school lunch program. She married the love of her life, Tom Doyle, at St. Mary's Cathedral on May 22, 1948.

Gerry's life can be summed up in three words -- family, family, family. She and Tommy enjoyed many years at their cabin on Lake Ida. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, quilting and music. She was a member of the VFW and Eagles Auxiliary, St. Mary's Catholic Daughters of America, and Royal Neighbors of America. She sang at Memorial Day services for many years.

Gerry was also a member of St. Mary's Cathedral for 63 years.

Surviving Gerry are her daughters, Cheryl Ingebretson of Fargo and Dee (Ray) Olson of Osage; grandchildren, Matt Olson, Stacy Guinn, Angie Ingebretson, Lisa (Dave) Asplin and Sean Ingebretson; 11 great grandchildren; Aunt Evelyn Iken of Fargo; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her extended family of caregivers from Manorcare of Fargo.

Preceding Gerry in death were her parents; husband, Tom Doyle; and many family, friends and beloved pets.

A prayer service and visitation were held Sunday, March 13 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo, with a mass of Christian burial on Monday, March 14 at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home. An online guestbook is at