Mary Jean enjoyed travel. She studied abroad and traveled the world.
She is survived by her brother, Frank (Joanne) Bavendick (Bismarck, ND) and sister, Dolores Harrington (Roseville, CA); and her six children: Larry, Minneapolis, MN; David, Bismarck, ND; Timothy (Elizabeth), Grand Forks, ND; Brian (Cheryl Stone), Minneapolis, MN; Steven (Arlene), Fargo, ND; and, Jeanne (Mark Herman), Duluth, MN.
Her grandchildren are: James (Karen), Andover, MN; Thomas, Kauai, HI; Nicole, St. Paul, MN; Kylie, Pottstown, PA; Emmett, San Diego, CA; Hanna, New York City, NY; Jon, Minneapolis, MN; Ashley, Duluth, MN; Molly and Kailash, Fargo, ND. She has two great grandchildren, Cameron and Kylie Esch, Andover, MN.
The family requests that memorials be given to the Fargo/Moorhead SAI Alum Scholarship (438 Birch Lane, Moorhead, MN 56560); or, the American Heart Association.