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Blanche Margaret (Brosseau) Passa, 89

Blanche Margaret (Brosseau) Passa, 89, of East Grand Forks, MN died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

Blanche was born on January 31, 1926 in Bowesmont to the late Edward and Alma (Otstott) Brosseau, where she also grew up and attended school.  She was united in marriage to Jacob Passa in Drayton, ND on November 25, 1946.  She attended UND and then worked in the food service department there for 20 years until her retirement in 1991.  Afterwards, she worked in the home healthcare industry and had several foster children.

Blanche is survived by her children, Annette (Bill) Pederson of East Grand Forks, MN; Jay (Tracy) Passa of Bemidji, MN; and Corinne Passa of East Grand Forks, MN; 8 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Herbie, Glenn, Roberta, Dorothy, and Lucille; husband, Jacob Passa on October 3, 1998; and daughter, Phyllis Jerome on August 1, 1997.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorials are requested.

Funeral Services:  10:30 am ~ Monday, November 23, 2015 at Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Visitation:  One Hour Before Funeral Service

Burial:  Bowesmont Cemetery ~ Bowesmont, ND.

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