Marion J. (Volgerson) SCHAFFER

Age 97 ~ Of West St. Paul Passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 Marion was born on January 13, 1915, to James and Mary (Noard) Volgerson on a farm near Appleton, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Colen "Kelly", Grand-daughters Ann Marie Ciminski and Margaret Hollenkamp, brothers Nelvin and Floyd Volgerson, sisters Gladys Mrozek, Irene Quaal, Delores Erickson, Florence Munsterman and infant brother, Russell. She is survived by and beloved mother of children, Colleen (Thomas) Davern, Mary (Jerry) Hollenkamp, Patricia (Jim) Suchan, Lucy (Dan) Kriha, Rita (Dave) Ayd, Dan (Beth), Tim, and Lora (Rick) Torgerson; twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, DeAnne Volgerson; and many nieces and nephews. Marion was a nurse prior to marriage. She was a devoted wife and mother, and will be missed. There will be a Mass celebrating her life at 10 a.m., at the Church of the Assumption, 51 West 7th Street, St. Paul, on Tuesday, with visitation at the Church from 8:30 until 10AM. Memorials preferred to the Church of the Assumption. 651-698-0796


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O'Halloran & Murphy
575 South Snelling Avenue St. Paul, MN 55116
(651) 698-0796

Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2012