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Lynn Marie Villeneuve

Lynn Marie Villeneuve

Lynn Marie Villeneuve, 48, of Zimmerman, Minn., passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family members on Friday, June 27, 2014. She was joined by her canine companion, Ruby, two hours later that evening. She was a Class of 1984 graduate of Cloquet High School in Cloquet, Minn.

Lynn was preceded in death by her grandparents, Evelyn and Sulo Kangas Sr. and Inez and Martin Hietala.

She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Larry Dean; parents, Sulo Kangas Jr. of Duluth, Minn., and Beatrice Conklin of San Diego, Calif.; sister, Elaine A. Krol; and brother, Matthew Martin(Brandy) Kangas.

She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Gerri Lynn (Douglas E.) Green, Sheri Rae (Michael J.) Firman and Michelle K. (Richard) Johnson, and brother-in-law, Michael Todd Villeneuve.

She was the best aunt to nieces Amy Lynn (JR) Burke, Annali Laura Kangas, Esther Sophia Kangas and Alicia B. Krol; nephews, Christopher D. Green, Joshua Martin (Gabrielle) Kangas, Logan and Brandan Firman, and Cody and Tyler Kasper; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation: Tuesday, July 1, from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 2, from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Celebration of Life service at Dare's Funeral Home, Elk River, with interment in Livonia Cemetery in Zimmerman.

Memorials are preferred.

Arrangements provided by Dare's Funeral Home, 763-441-1212,

July 3, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.