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Jennie Basswood

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Oct. 24, 1926-Sept. 20, 2010

Jennie Mae Basswood, 83, of Mahnomen, journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, September 20, 2010 at MeritCare in Fargo.

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Jennie was born the daughter of Albert Basswood and Nancy Kettle on October 14, 1926 in White Earth. She was formerly employed in Laundry Services at the University of Minnesota.

Surviving Jennie are her children, Kenneth Basswood, Mary Anne Basswood and grandchildren Janice, Kenneth Jr., Sherry, Kimberly, Jolynn, Carla, Melvin, Evelyn, Brittany, Lucas, Gordon, Joshua, Shenia and Sequoya; siblings Albert Basswood Jr., Doris Weaver, Dolly Basswood, Mary Lou Basswood, Delmar Basswood, Richinda Rock, Pat Miller and Debra Conklin. She is also survived by best friend Marge Cree and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her mother, Nancy Kettle; father, Albert Basswood; stepmother Annie Basswood; siblings Edward, Richard, Roland, Rosetta and Maynard Basswood; also Ione Ortley, Harry Kettle, and Elizabeth Brunette; and daughter Annie Basswood.

A wake is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 in the Pine Point Community Center. A Catholic mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24 in St. Theodore's Catholic Church, Pine Point.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minn., is serving the family. Those who would like to leave condolences may do so online at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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