Dennis P. Wojahn, 78

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    Fargo, ND – Dennis Paul Wojahn, 78, Fargo, ND, formerly of Velva, ND, passed away
Friday, August 25, 2017, in a Fargo hospital.
    A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Oak Valley Lutheran Church in Velva, ND. Burial will take place at the Velva Community Cemetery in Velva, ND.
    Dennis was born on August 5, 1939, in Minot, ND, the son of Paul and Myrtle (Olson) Wojahn.
    Dennis lived on the family farm in rural Velva, until graduating from Velva High School in 1957. He then attended Aaker's Business College in Fargo and then worked at the Minot Credit Bureau from 1958 to 1967.
    Dennis married Karen Pedersen on December 8, 1962 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Devil’s Lake, ND. They moved to Thief River Falls in January of 1967, where Dennis managed the local Credit Bureau. He was a member of the Thief River Falls Elks Club, Lions Club and Ducks Unlimited.
    After a brief move to Pipestone, Dennis returned to Thief River Falls where he worked as an Office Manager at Thune Upham from 1977 to 1990.
    Dennis moved back to Velva where he worked as a Merchandiser for Walmart until he retired.
    Dennis moved to Elim Care Center in Fargo about a year ago where he enjoyed playing his old records, Bingo and visiting with the other residents and staff. He was always happy to see family and friends when they came to visit.
    Dennis ia survived by his children, Shelene Wojahn, Thief River Falls, Nancy Wojahn, West Fargo and Kent Wojahn, Thief River Falls; grandchildren, Lane Laughlin, Justine (Nathan) Watson, Sarah and Paige Waclawik, Olivia Wojahn and Ali Scanlon; great-grandchildren, Xavier, Briar, and Titus Watson, Maddilynn Bornheimer and Ella McDonough; brother, Rodney Wojahn, Velva; sister, Connie Guzman, Del City, OK; the mother of his children, Karen Wojahn of Thief River Falls; and numerous extended family.
    Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Norma Caquias and Karen Kistler and cousin Nancy Lee (who was like a sister), and several aunts and auncles.
    May Dennis’ memory be blessed.