Irene M. Sagert, 90, of Cavalier, ND passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. A memorial service will be held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Our Savior Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery.
Irene M. Hartje was born January 30, 1929 near Hensel, ND to Anton and Annie (Kargel) Hartje. She attended school in St. Thomas Township. On June 20, 1947, she married Henry Sagert at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, rural St. Thomas, ND. After their marriage they farmed in the Hamilton area. After Henry passed away, she moved into Cavalier in 1990 and in January of 2017, became a resident of the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla, ND.
She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Irene was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and the LWML.
She is survived by her children: Jan (Everett) Aasand, Drayton, ND, Neil (Mary) Sagert, Cavalier, ND, Jerry (Brenda) Sagert, West Fargo, ND, Jane (Ben) Hannesson, Cavalier, ND; grandchildren: Connie (Chad) Kliniske, Becky (Chris) Pederson, Shane Sagert, Shawn Sagert, Alisha (Brent) Stacy, Malinda (Sid) Hornbaker, Laine (Corey) Burns, Chad Hannesson, B.J. Hannesson, Jessica (Jesse) Johnson, Jordan (Amber) Sagert, Brooke (Kevin) Dahl, Morgan (Nick) Smestad. She is also survived by 32 great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren; sister, Marie Cole; sister-in-law, Lorraine Hartje; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Henry; infant brother, Lyle; and brother, Leonard Hartje; sister, Pauline Henry.