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Jeanne M. Flannigan
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A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016 in Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home, Eveleth. Pastor Marvin Aultman will officiate. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home and will continue for one hour before the service on Wednesday. Interment will be in Forbes Cemetery.

Jeanne M. Flannigan, 80, of Zim died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on July 15, 1936 in Tower, Minnesota to David and Ennie (Salmela) Anderson. Jeanne graduated from Tower-Soudan High School and noted that she was the only person from high school to get an “F” in band! She was united in marriage to Rolland L. “Rolly” Flannigan on August 19, 1957 in Superior, Wisconsin. Jeanne enjoyed being a homemaker and was a talented seamstress. She also did cross stitching, quilting, enjoyed reading and had worked as an election judge for many years.

She is survived by her children, Hilaya (Keeth) Kloepfer of Eveleth; LaDonna (Dick) Bowman of Zim; Debra (Jack) Bowman of Lakeland; daughter-in-law, Vickie Flannigan of Eveleth; grandchildren, Jodi (Luke), Michelle (Doug), Kelly (Adam), Dale, Gary (Gina), Jason, Christopher, Deedra (Mitch); great-grandchildren, Joshua, Breaunna, Jacob, Shilaya, Conner, McKenna, Kaede, Dale, Dillon, Austin, Brandie (Nate), Layne, Lily, Carter, Alexandra, Chase, Michaela, Olivia and Avery; sister, June Larson of Tower; brothers, Bernie (Pat) Anderson of Hibbing; Roger Anderson of California; brother-in-law, Lloyd (Rita) Flannigan of Zim; sister-in-law, Karen Flannigan of Eveleth; numerous nieces, nephews and special family, Frank (Liz), Aiyanna and Lexi.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rolly and son, Patrick.

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11:00 AM
Celebration of Life

502 Adams Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

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Forbes Cemetery

Forbes, Minnesota


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