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Marian (Rose) Devos

March 15, 1923 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 98)

Obituary

Marian Ann Devos, age 98, of Crookston, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the Villa-St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am on Friday, October 22, 2021, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Crookston. A visitation will begin an hour prior. Burial will at St John’s Catholic Cemetery in Grafton, ND.

Marian was born on March 15, 1923, to Frank and Mary (Janousek) Rose, in Veseleyville, North Dakota. She attended country school in Grafton, ND. Marian was united in marriage to Frances Devos Sr., on August 1, 1945, in Grafton, ND. The couple settled down in Grafton and to the union ten children were born. She went on to live her days in Crookston, Minnesota.

Marian was a devoted homemaker and loved raising her many children. In her youth, she waitressed and also helped with the potato harvest. Marian’s favorite hobby was baking in her kitchen and earned her the nickname “Grandma Cookie” by her grandchildren. Marian was also devoted to God and her faith and was a lifelong member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

She is survived by her two sons, Frances Devos Jr. of Crookston, MN; and Lenny (Luanne) Devos of Crookston, MN; four daughters, Joyce Murphy of Grand Forks, ND; Diane Mutscher of Grand Forks, ND; Linda (Russell) Brown of Crookston, MN; and Darlene (John) Olson of Grand Forks, ND; a daughter-in-law, Cheryl Devos of Crookston, MN; a son-in-law, Bob Mutcher of Grand Forks, ND; a sister, Marcy Dunrud of Thief River Falls, MN; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and May Rose; two daughters, Irene Mutcher, and Theresa Mutcher; a son, Chuck Devos; an infant son, Ronald Devos; three son-in-laws, Ronnie Mutscher, John Mutcher, Tom Murphy; and two grandchildren, Chad Mutscher, and Matthew Brown; 3 sisters, Patricia Devos, Della Dietrich, Lillian Martin; and three brothers, Frank, Cy and Jerry Rose.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 22, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Crookston)
702 Summit Ave N
Crookston, MN 56716

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
October 22, 2021

10:30 AM
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Crookston)
702 Summit Ave N
Crookston, MN 56716

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