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Caroljene Dagit, 80

Caroljene D. Dagit, age 80, of St. Cloud, formerly of Alexandria, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at St. Benedict’s Senior Community.

Caroljene was born March 14, 1941, in Maple Plain, MN to Leo and Elizabeth (Neisen) Topel.

She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a degree in elementary education. Caroljene spent the majority of her career teaching in the Alexandria area, retiring in 1995. She was an Associate of the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls.

Caroljene loved teaching, traveling, gardening, and especially her family.

Caroljene is survived by her children, Lisa Minahan of Sartell, Lori (Scott) Wendt of Chanhassen, and Jason Dagit of Seattle, WA; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; former spouse, Ron Dagit of Owatonna; sister, Rita Williams of Jamestown, ND; and brother, Ralph Topel of Watertown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marjorie VanBeusekom; and brother, Jacob Topel.

Mass of Christian burial took place at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. Reverend Peter Hughes officiated.

Visitation took place one hour prior to services at the church Monday.

Burial took place at Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements were made by the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

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