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Jim Engebregtsen

January 22, 1957 — September 13, 2021

Fosston, MN

Jim Engebregtsen, age 64, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Monday, September 13th, at Sanford Health Hospital in Fargo, ND. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24th, at Venture’s Bar and Grill in Fosston. All are welcome. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at

Jim was born on January 22, 1957, in New Berlin, Wisconsin to parents Christian and Eileen (Quigley) Engebregtsen. He was currently living in Fosston. Jim worked Maintenance of Way for Canadian Pacific in the Bridges and Buildings Department. He spent his entire career in that department and worked across the Soo system for 39 years. Jim was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance and Way Employees Local Lodge 1488 in Glenwood, Minnesota. Jim took great pride in his work and had a treasure of information of every structure, bridge, and culvert on the Soo property.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Friday, September 24, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Venture's Bar and Grill

104 Amber Ave S, Fosston, MN 56542

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