DANTE MARIO GRANDI JRDante Mario Grandi Jr. passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Duluth’s St. Mary’s Hospital after battling cancer for 20 months.
Dante Mario Grandi Jr. passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Duluth’s St. Mary’s Hospital after battling cancer for 20 months.
Jr. was born in Duluth on March 25, 1952 to Dante and Marion (Rendal) Grandi.
He was united in marriage to Jacquline Grant on June 14, 1975 in Duluth. Their marriage of 37 years included the birth of their children Sara Marie and Dante Mario III.
Jr. worked many jobs including being a member of Laborer’s Local 1091 for 10 years in construction and for the city of Duluth as a member of AFSCME Local 66 since 1995. Jr. loved to golf, hunt, fish and otherwise sneak up on things. He believed in “going for it” and if you didn’t have a little outlaw in you to “git ‘r done” how could it be any fun.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved brother Mike.
Jr. is survived by his wife Jackie; daughter Sara (Johnnie Parker) their children Priya and Neila; his son Dante “Moose” (fiancée Mandi Spehar); his sister Marilyn (Randy) Haglin; his brothers, Pat (Jaylyn) and Tony and his nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. memorial service on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in Cremation Society of Minnesota Chapel 4100 Grand Ave. Be there OR be square because you know you love him. Services entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota 624-5200