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El Jeanne Bormann

November 14, 1935 — June 20, 2020

Perham, MN

El Jeanne Margret Bormann, 84, passed away on June 20, 2020 at the Thomas House in Perham, Minnesota after years of being afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. She was under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

El Jeanne was born to Iver and Margaret (Wiebe) Pedersen on November 14, 1935 in Ottertail, Minnesota. She graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1953. On May 1, 1954 she and Norman Bormann were married in Webster, South Dakota. She then moved to the Bormann farm and was there until 2010 when she was placed in the Thomas House.

El Jeanne raised her family and when that mission was accomplished, she would gladly help take care of people when needed. She made sure that religion was part of the family education and also taught Sunday school. El Jeanne was a fair disciplinarian, so much that a few nieces and nephews would be sent to Auntie Jean’s for attitude adjustments. She was loved and respected by so many. She served as treasurer for years on the Ottertail Township Board. El Jeanne loved watching sports, especially when family members were involved. She loved the Twins, Vikings, and Gophers and was a passionate fan.  She also loved bowling with her league team and going to state tournaments with them. El Jeanne loved her grandkids, standing up for them while teaching right from wrong.

El Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Norman; her sister Floraine; and her brother-in-law Alfred Jorgenson.

Surviving El Jeanne are her three children Larry (Maria) Bormann, Pamela (Gary) Brtek, and Jerry (Barbara) Bormann; her sisters Ardis (Alfred) Jorgenson and Joan (Brad) Nye; her brothers Arling Pedersen and Delvin (Trisha) Pedersen; six grandchildren Jacqui, Nicole (Joel) Doering, Stephanie (Mike) Moilan, Katie (Chris) Carr, Tyler (Kylie) Bormann, and Michael (Emily) Bormann; seven great-grandchildren; along with many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service. Visitation will resume from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 on Thursday, June 25 at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Ottertail. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service, Perham, MN (218) 346-5175 www.schoenebergerfh.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service

100 Jake St, Perham, MN 56573

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service

100 Jake St, Perham, MN 56573

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Visitation

Thursday, June 25, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church

31963 Co Hwy 61, Ottertail, MN 56571

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 25, 2020

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St. John's Lutheran Church

31963 Co Hwy 61, Ottertail, MN 56571

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Committal

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Starts at 12:15pm (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery

31963 Co Hwy 61, Ottertail, MN 56571

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