Marjorie Lloydene Griffin Lommen, 88, of Minnewaukan, ND, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Marjorie Lloydene Griffin Lommen, 88, of Minnewaukan, ND, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Trinity Free Lutheran Church in Minnewaukan with Pastor Luther ‘Lu’ Mathison officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will be held at the Viking Lutheran Church Cemetery in South Viking Township, rural Maddock, ND, at a later date. Music will be provided by Mary Ellen Rue, Jeri Gable and Devin Gable. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Viking Lutheran Church in South Viking Township rural Maddock: PO Box 219 Maddock, ND 58348. Marjorie Lloydene was born March 30, 1931, to Lloyd and Margaret (Hahn) Griffin in rural Oberon, ND. She attended grade school in Oberon and graduated from Minnewaukan High School with the class of 1949. Marjorie was united in marriage to Theodore ‘Ted’ Lommen on Feb. 28, 1954, at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Minnewaukan. The couple farmed in the South Viking Township until April 1955, when they moved to Brinsmade, ND. Marjorie spent the early years of her life raising her children and working beside her husband on the farm. She then dedicated her life working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake, ND, for 13 years. Marjorie retired to spend quality time at home with her family. Marjorie was very gifted when it came to crafts, crocheting and knitting. Whether it was a gift, a wedding cake or clothing for her children, she always enjoyed making beautiful items for family and friends. Marjorie had a passion for gardening and fishing, but her greatest past-time was spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was active in the Brinsmade Home Makers Club, a Cub Scout Den Mother, Sunday School Teacher and member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church until its closing. Marjorie is survived by; her children, Timothy (Cindy) Lommen of Minnewaukan, and Susan (Joel) Piatz of Portland, ND; grandchildren, Chad (Amy) Lommen of Alberton, MT, Dean (Naomi) Piatz of Utah, Charlene (Rodney) Piatz Sather of Larimore, ND, and Justin (Candice) Lommen of Devils Lake; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by; her husband of 63 years, Theodore ‘Ted’ Lommen; son, Terry ‘Butch’ Lommen; grandson, Jon Lommen; parents, Lloyd and Margaret (Hahn) Griffin; sisters, Caroline Griffin Daugherty and Alice Griffin Henrickson.