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Margaret A. Pietruszewski, 86

Margaret A. Pietruszewski, age 86, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015, in Valley Eldercare Center of Grand Forks, ND.

Margaret A. Pietruszewski was born on August 9, 1929, in Argyle, MN the daughter of Joe and Maggie (Pavloski) Rapacz.  She grew up and attended school in Marshall County, MN.  She moved to Tabor, MN, in 1945. On June 2, 1947, she was united in marriage to Dan Novacek.  Following their marriage, they moved to Crookston, MN.  Dan passed away unexpectedly in 1980.  Margaret moved to Grand Forks, ND, in 1987 and married John Pietruszewski on May 1, 1992.  Sadly, in 2006, John passed away.  Margaret retired from Grand Forks Glass and Paint as an Interior Decorator.  Margaret enjoyed gardening, caring for her flowers and crocheting. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and volunteered at the East Grand Forks Food Shelf.

Loving family members of Margaret include her daughter, Cindy Brunelle (Dan Horski) of Grand Forks, ND; grandchildren, Nikkie (Jeremy) Yanez of Fort Worth, TX; Tasha (Ryan) Jundt of Grand Forks, ND; three step-children, Craig (Jackie Gaddie) Pietruszewski of East Grand Forks, MN; Wayne (Stacy Loeslie) Pietruszewski of East Grand Forks, MN; and Kathleen (Patrick) Maloney of Erie, PA; eight step-grandchildren, Adam, Mia, Michael, Ashley, Grace, Markson, Bailey and Quinn; five great grandchildren; one brother, Fran (Emily) Rapacz of East Grand Forks, MN and many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

She is preceded in death by an infant son Gregory; husbands, Dan and John; sisters, Loucille, Adele and Bernice; brothers, Anton, Donald, Joe, Floyd and Adolph.

Funeral Service:  10:00 AM on Monday, September 21, 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, September 20, 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 ~ Crookston, MN

Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com

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

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