Marguerite "Margie" Graca WalentinyMarguerite Walentiny, 91, of Brooklyn Center, formerly of Silver Bay Minn., passed away Feb. 10, 2014.
Marguerite Walentiny, 91, of Brooklyn Center, formerly of Silver Bay Minn., passed away Feb. 10, 2014.
Preceded in death by parents, Mary and Joseph Graca; three brothers and four sisters.
Survived by loving husband of 64 years, Vernon; sons, Joe (Janet) John (Jeannie) and daughters, Mary (Kevin) McAuliffe and Caroline (Jim) Brunelle; grandchildren, Amy, Denis (Erika), Maddy, Charlie, Tony, Caleb, Anna, Theo, Kindra and Kristin; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Drew and Jolie; sister, Bunny Arseneau; also many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Margie will be remembered for her love of life, quick witted sense of humor and love of the color purple. Her family was her passion and she was a great "pseudo-mom" to many.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 in the Church of St. Alphonsus, 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. Visitation Monday 5 to 8 p.m. with 7:30 p.m. Prayers, Time of sharing and Rosary in Gearty-Delmore Robbinsdale Chapel, 3888 W. Broadway. Visitation also one hour prior to Mass in the church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Gearty-Delmore, (763) 537-4511, www.gearty-delmore.com