Obituary of Jeanne Marshalek
Jeanne Marie Duffy Marshalek passed away on September 15. Jeanne was born in Duluth on July 6, 1942 to Betty and Thomas Duffy. She attended St. James Catholic School, graduated from Denfeld High School in 1960. She received a Bachelor of Arts from UMD in 1989. Jeanne was employed for 36 years at Minnesota Power and retired as an Executive Secretary. After retirement she was a substitute aide in the school system.
Jeanne is preceded in death by her mother, Betty Jacobs Duffy, father, Thomas Duffy, brother Patrick Duffy and brother James Duffy. She is survived by her sister Nancy Duffy Hery, brother-in-law David Hery, sister-in-law Joyce Duffy, nieces and nephews Katie, Duffy, David, Melinda, Jeff and Thomas. Jeanne had many special friends that were like family to her, especially Deb and Greg. A special thank you also to her caregiver over the years, Jennifer.
Jeanne wanted a celebration of her life, not a service. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 - 11:00 with the celebration of her life to follow. The visitation is at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 4100 Grand Avenue, Duluth.