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More than 300 gather to mourn Concordia president's death

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

MOORHEAD - More than 300 people gathered at Concordia College this morning to remember President Pamela Jolicouer and grieve following her unexpected death.

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Jolicouer died Wednesday after suffering a stroke. She was inaugurated as the college's 10th president in 2005.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members came together in a half-hour memorial service this morning to honor Jolicouer through prayer and song.

Arrangements are being made today for Jolicouer's funeral and a formal memorial service on campus. Concordia officials said the plans should be announced later this afternoon.

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