Weather Forecast


Lucille Fagerlie

Lucille Fagerlie

Nov. 4, 1923-Aug. 6, 2014

Former Moorhead resident Lucille M. Walker-Fagerlie, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 at the Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church in rural Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Dale Robins officiating.

Friends may call for one hour prior to services.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Lucille M. Walker-Fagerlie, known as Lucy, was born to Oliver and Mamie (Jolly) Grimsley on November 4, 1923 in Glasgow, Ky. She moved with her family to Strathcona, Minn., where she was raised and educated.

Lucy was united in marriage to Frank Walker, August 8, 1939 in Strathcona. To this union were born two children, Bertha and Frankie. She was united in marriage to James Walker, November 15, 1950 in Roseau County, Minn. To this union were also born two children, Gene and Marilyn. The family moved to Dilworth and then to Moorhead.

Lucy was united in marriage to Alfred Fagerlie, May 11, 1988 in Moorhead. She worked as a bottler for the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in Fargo, retiring in 1963.

Lucy enjoyed going to the casino, crafts, flower gardening, crocheting and a good joke.

Survivors include her husband Alfred, of Detroit Lakes; two sons, Frankie (Patricia) Walker of Moorhead and Gene (Linda) Walker of Glyndon; a daughter, Marilyn Saulsbury of Moorhead; 21 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and three brothers, Chuck (Vickie) Ritchie of Moorhead, Johnny (Bobi) Ritchie of Corralitos, Calif., and Bruce Ritchie of Superior, Wis.

Preceding her in death were a daughter, Bertha; three grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a sister, Edith; and three brothers, Willard, Donald and James.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home ( in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.