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Jennifer Lee Vacura, 40

Jennifer Lee Vacura, the daughter of Arlen Vacura of Greenbush, Minn., and Lujean Irwin, of Motley, Minn., was born on October 19, 1974, in Grand Forks, N.D.
Following high school, she attended the University of North Dakota and graduated with a Masters Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
At the time of her death she was Lab Manager at Rainy Lake Medical Center, International Falls, Minn.
Jennifer passed on February 28, 2015, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., two days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.  She was 40 years of age.
Jennifer is survived by her parents; son, Zackary Vacura of Crookston; sister Kristina (Heath) Schafer, Grand Forks, N.D.; nephew Gene Davis, Grand Forks, N.D.; maternal grandmother, Bettylou Stelck, Motley, Minn.; uncles and aunts, Gary (Debby) Vacura, Ervin Vacura, Mavis Gonshorowski, Brad (Renee) Irwin, several cousins, and beloved dog, Toby.
She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Edward Jr., and Lillian  Vacura, and maternal grandfather, Gene Irwin.
 A private family memorial service will be held this spring when flowers again bloom.
“Goodbye Butterfly, may you soar among Angels.”

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