Marjorie (Skirka) DeVeau
DeVeau, Marjorie (Skirka) lifetime resident of Minnesota died at home in Minnetonka on April 14, 2019. Born August 6, 1925 in Minneapolis, MN. Graduated Edison High School Northeast Minneapolis in 1943. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph & Anna Skirka; brothers Steve, George, Frank, Peter, and sister Helen. Survived by husband of 69 years, John Edward DeVeau; sisters Anne Lundberg and Eleanor Peterson; sons Donald (Laurie) of Washington and Gary (Terri) of Minnesota; grandchildren Joseph (Megan), Anna Edwards (Bryan), Daniel (Krista Lill), and Spencer; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Audrey Edwards and special friend Cindy Tague. As a youth Marjorie enjoyed Russian language classes and singing in the St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral choir. Starting in high school she worked as a steno- grapher for the Hennepin County Probation Office, a position she held for nine years. After marriage to John in 1949, she raised her two boys and worked as a bookkeeper for the family business, DeVeau Bus Company. Later in life Marjorie liked making pierogi, painting with water colors, knitting, and crocheting afghans. She was an active participant and volunteer for many years at the Minnetonka Senior Center and continued to stay busy with friends and activities at their residence, The Glenn in Minnetonka. Funeral service at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH CHAPEL (1918 University Ave. NE) on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior and lunch to follow. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN. Memorials to St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral or to charity of choice. The family would like to thank Visiting Angels and all caregivers and nurses for their compassion and care for Marjorie over the years. Thank you as well to St. Croix Hospice nurses and staff for their support and comfort. kozlakradulovich.com "A Celebration of Life" 612-789-8869
Published on April 16, 2019
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