Obituary of Iona "Ione" Marchand
Age 92 of Maplewood
Died peacefully in her sleep on December 13, 2022 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born in Bluffton, MN on October 29, 1930, she was the last surviving elder of a large, strong, German Catholic farm family. Through many struggles in life, her loving kindness and intelligent, fiercely independent spirit shone brightly. She was loved deeply and will be missed.
“All that we love deeply becomes part of us.” --Helen Keller, Story of My Life
11 AM Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, May 25th (Visitation 10-11 AM) at the Church of St Peter, 2600 N. Margaret St., North St. Paul. Interment to follow at St Mary’s cemetery.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Iona Marchand, please visit Tribute Store