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Roy F. Krogen

December 21, 1926 — December 29, 2018

Roy F. Krogen, age 92, of Moorhead, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Eventide Fargo, ND.

Roy Franklin Krogen was born on December 21, 1926 in Audubon, MN to William and Agnes (Carlson) Krogen. He was raised in Fargo and graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1943. Roy joined the Merchant Marines right after high school during World War II. After being discharged in 1948, he worked various jobs before joining the Army National Guard in 1950 during the Korean War. After leaving the military in 1954, he met Vivian and her two children, Stacia and Darvin. They were married in 1955 in Fargo, eventually adding to their family, Rory.

Roy worked at the United States Post Office for 30 years until his retirement. He then worked at Dakota Monument while Vivian stayed home with the children until he retired in the early 90s. After retirement, Roy and Vivian enjoyed traveling to see family and supporting the grandchildren’s sports and activities. Roy also loved art, wood working, gardening, bird watching, ice skating, and spending time with his “Best Bud” Aaron. Roy was also a member of the Fargo American Legion.

Roy is survived by his children, Darvin (Linda) Lucas, and Rory (Lynn) Krogen; 9 grandkids, Bob (Tiffany) Richards, Tamara Richards, Mishelle “Missy” Richards, Trevor (Rhonda) Richards, Staci (Darrin) Johnson, Kari (Jim) Kuhn, Justin (Desiree) Krogen, Randi (Mark) Fish, and Elisha Krogen; 13 great-grandkids, Ryan, Kayla, Esther (Logan), Tori, Aaron (Chelsey), Cody, Kristin, Chloe, Katie, Andrew, Alex, Hezekiah, and Xavier; 3 great-great grandkids, Oliver, Hailey, and Lukas; brother, William Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vivian; daughter, Stacia Pearson; great-great grandchild, Gabriel; brothers, Charles, Robert, and Willard; sisters, Pearl Fjeld, Francis Johnson, Elizabeth Fevig, and Norma Wiltse; and many brothers and sisters-in-law.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 5th, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead. There will be a visitation one hour before the funeral.

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

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

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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605 2nd Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560

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