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Frances M. Czapiewski, 85

Frances M. Czapiewski, age 85 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away at her home on Monday, January 26, 2015.

            Frances Marion Czapiewski was born on June 16, 1929 in Warsaw, ND, the daughter of Harry and Josephine (Nice) Slominski.  Frances grew up and attended rural school in Warsaw, ND.  On June 18, 1947 she was united in marriage to Florian J. Czapiewski in Warsaw, ND.  She worked at the Ardoch Café before moving to Grand Forks, ND in 1965.  Frances worked for Associated Potato Company and also the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.  They moved to Island Lake in 1977 where she worked at First Care Health Center in Fosston, MN.  In 1993 they moved to East Grand Forks, MN.  They spent winters in Arizona.  Frances was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and also a member of the American Legion Post #157 and the VFW Post 3817 Auxiliaries.  She helped out for many years at the American Legion on Thursday’s, with the Taco Belle ladies, and also volunteered many years at the East Grand Forks Food Shelf.  Frances was a very giving lady to everyone who knew her. 

Blessed be the memory of Frances M. Czapiewski.


            Family members of Frances include her children, Duane (Darlene) Czapiewski of Grand Forks, ND, LaVonne (Alex) Tyree of Englewood, FL, Jeanne (Dennis) Sanden of Lengby, MN and dear friend, Eddie Burke of East Grand Forks, MN; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Bernice Vanyo of Grand Forks, ND, Johanna Dusek of Grafton, ND and one brother Julian (Gladys) Slominski of Grand Forks, ND.


            She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Florian Czapiewski on August 30th, 1996; two brothers, Stanley and Harry Jr.; two sisters, Anna and Veronica and one great-granddaughter, Addison Czapiewski.


Funeral Service:  11:00 AM on Monday, February 2, 2015 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 200 3rd St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN


Visitation:  5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church.


Interment:  Calvary Cemetery ~ Grand Forks, ND


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Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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