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Michelle Grant

May 04, 1964 - March 23, 2017

Memorial Service - Saturday

April 01, 2017
- 2:00 PM with a visitation one hour prior

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Michelle Grant

May 04, 1964 - March 23, 2017


Michelle D. (Henjum) Grant, age 52, of Fargo, died Thursday March 23, 2017 at Essentia Health.

Michelle (Henjum) was born in Fargo, May 4, 1964 to Andrew and Esther (Noe) Henjum. She was united in marriage to Jay Grant on June 16, 1984 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Fargo.
Michelle was a senior accounting specialist at NDSU for over 10 years. She loved spending time in her back yard with her flowers in her garden. She enjoyed cleaning, decorating, watching movies, facebook games, talking on the phone for hours, backyard gatherings, her beloved dogs: Lincoln, Oliver, and Sammy; but most of all, spending time with her family and friends. Michelle was the caregiver of her family and friends.

Michelle is survived by her husband, Jay; son, Nicholas; siblings: Arthur (Jody) Henjum; Pamela Belling; Wayne (Kathy) Henjum; Greg Henjum; and many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Norma Grant; brothers-in-law: Barry (Karla) Grant; Allen (Kathy) Grant; Gordon (Kathy) Grant; sisters-in-law: Renee (Bob) Fischer; Denise (Brad) Henschel; and brother-in-law, Curtis (Julie) Grant.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Esther Henjum; and her father-in-law, Allen J. Grant.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM with a visitation 1 hour prior to services at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center Fargo.


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13 responses to “Michelle Grant”

  1. Rick-Lolita-Bob-Ilah says:

    To Jay and Nick, on behalf of the Fischers ( Rick, Lolita, Bob, Ilah ), we offer our deepest and sincere condolences on the sudden loss of Michelle. Our families have been joined together for a very long time. We can not begin to know what you both are going thru, but, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this unexpected event. Stay strong and please know that you have an amazing support group.

  2. Teresa Driscoll says:

    Jay, I was so sad to hear of Michelle’s passing. Michelle was a great gal and I will always remember her bright beautiful smile. You and your family have been a constant in my thoughts and prayers since yesterday. Hugs to you.

  3. Frank & Ranae Charon says:

    Jay and Nick, we are so saddened to hear of Michelles passing. Words cannot express our deepest condolences. All the Grants and Henjums are in our prayers

  4. Ann Larson says:

    I just heard of Michelle’s passing! She was my next door neighbor and best friends from Age 3 throughout our teens!! Oh the fun we used to have ice skating or roller skating. I am very saddened to hear this. Her family and friends are in my heart and prayers!

  5. Anne Gustafson ( Christianson ) says:

    I grew up with Michelle too and very sad to hear. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  6. Theresa Feist says:

    Jay, Bryan and I were so sorry to hear of Michelle’s passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Jeff Stachler says:

    Dear Jay,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Michelle! She almost always had a big smile for me when I came down to the office when I worked at NDSU. She was always helpful. Take care. I have thought about her from time to time since leaving NDSU.

  8. Maria Weiss Barnes says:

    Jay, Please accept my heartfelt condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts & prayers.

  9. Ashleigh Anderson says:

    Aunt Michelle’s smile could light up a room when she walked in. I will always remember her warmth, and laughter. Jay and Nick, I wanted nothing more than to be there. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of love from California.

    Ashleigh, Spencer and Ryder

  10. Jane Hayen says:

    My deepest sympathies to Michelle’s family. May our good Lord’s grace surround you and give you comfort during this very difficult time. Sincerely, Jane Hayen (LaVerne’s daughter)

  11. Dean & Carol (Henjum ) Nundahl says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time .We were so sorry to hear of Michelle’s passing .

  12. Morris Henjum says:

    Dear Jay and Nick, Sorry to hear about Michelle. I am her cousin, Morris Henjum. We seen you all at Easters funeral. May God bless you all and give you peace. Morrie and Jodie Henjum.

  13. Laurie (Rath) Gress says:

    Michelle was my very first friend at Lewis and Clark in Kindergarten and throughout high school. I will always remember her sweet smile and lovely blonde hair! So sorry to hear about her passing. All my thoughts for your family as you mourn her passing.

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