Trudy J. Ohlgren, 68

Trudy Jean (Thureson) Ohlgren, age 68, of Brooklyn Center, formerly of Cokato, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

Trudy was the daughter of Harriet (Ostlund) Thureson, a native of Stockholm Township, and graduate of Cokato High School.

She was married to Alan Ohlgren, a Cokato native and also a graduate of Cokato High School.

Trudy was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Harriet; and husband Alan.

She is survived by her sons, Joseph and Jason; brother Steven; sisters Patricia, Jean, JoAnn, and Mary; and many nieces and nephews.

Considered a cross between Roseanne Barr and Elizabeth Taylor, Trudy was generous, nurturing, sharp, quick-witted, and contagiously funny.

A master at tater tot hot dish, Trudy loved her family unconditionally, enjoyed cooking delicious meals, loved to volunteer, and placed the needs of others first. She will be dearly missed.

A nurse by profession, Trudy was a strong advocate for organ and tissue donation. As such, she was able to make several gifts after her passing.

There will be private family memorial services. Arrangements are with the Cremation Society of Minnesota.

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