Cover photo for Gerry L. Engelstad's Obituary
Gerry L. Engelstad Profile Photo
1928 Gerry 2022

Gerry L. Engelstad

July 18, 1928 — September 26, 2022

On Monday, September 26, 2022, Gerry Engelstad, 94, loving wife and mother of three children passed away at Pelican Landing Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes, MN.


Gerry was born on July 18, 1928, to Gilbert and Leva (Nelson) Western in Fergus Falls, MN. She grew up in Rothsay, MN, and graduated from Rothsay High School in 1946 and attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She was married on October 22, 1950, to Sid Engelstad in Rothsay.


Gerry worked for the Fargo Clinic as a Medical Stenographer for 42 years. She was able to take summers off to be at her lake cabin on Crystal with her family. After retirement, Gerry and Sid spent many winters in Naples, Florida. She loved traveling and went to Norway with Sid and Europe and Hong Kong with friends.


Gerry was preceded in death by her husband, Sid, and her parents, Gilbert and Leva (Nelson) Western.


She is survived by her children Sherri (Pat-preceded in death) Wenino, Deb (Rick) Anderson and Jeff (Lez) Engelstad. Gerry had one brother, Dale (Marian) Western, both preceded in death. She loved spending time with her family which also includes seven grandchildren; Chris (Brooke), Jon, Dan, Brian (April), Brad (Ashley), Michelle (Wesley), Jace; and 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


Gerry’s Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 4, 2022, in Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead, with a visitation one hour prior to her service.


A Graveside Service will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Moorhead.


(Korsmo Funeral and Cremation Service, Moorhead, MN)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gerry L. Engelstad, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

4000 28th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

4000 28th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

700 34th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 28

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree