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MaryJo I. KvienDecember 24, 1950 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 66)
A Memorial Mass for MaryJo Kvien will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 10:30AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Badger, MN. Visitation will be held at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 6-8PM with a prayer service at 7:30PM. Interment will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Badger, MN.
MaryJo Irene Kvien passed away unexpectedly at her home on July 9, 2017.
MaryJo Kvien was born in Roseau, MN on December 24, 1950, to Marcel and Blanche (Meier) Novotny. She grew up in Badger, MN and graduated from Badger High School. MaryJo married Steven Kvien in December 1968 in Badger, MN. They made their home in Pinecreek, MN where they farmed and raised their three children, Patrick, Lisa and Jeremy. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, spending time with her grandchildren, baking, canning, and sewing. She was a member of the Badger VFW Auxiliary and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Roseau, MN.
MaryJo is survived by her children, Patrick (Tina) Kvien, Lisa (Jeff) Loken, Jeremy (Kari) Kvien; grandchildren, Parker Kvien, Kalleen Kvien, Pierce Kvien, Jesse Johnson, Jordan Johnson, Kaylee Loken, Taylor Loken, Jake Kvien, Jenna Kvien, Hank Kvien; sisters, Evelyn (Ray) Paulson, Carol Odegard, Patty (Virgil) Gryskiewicz, Annette (Dave) Erlandson, Deborah (Mike) Yager; brothers, Bob (Debby) Novotny, Paul Novotny, Gary (Janice) Novotny.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Timothy Novotny.