Nancy L. BlanchetteNancy L. Blanchette, age 72 of North Branch formerly of Rosemount passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at her daughter’s residence in North Branch. Nancy was born on January 12, 1947 in Minneapolis to parents Roscoe and Bernice (Marlinga) Thrun. She attended Minneapolis Schools and graduated from Edison High School. Nancy worked at Control Data Small Business Center for several years before attending St. Cloud State University where she earned a degree in Psychology. She then worked as a travel agent at the Mall of America for Carlson Wagonlit and later worked as a realtor for Edina Realty. She married Lawrence Blanchette on January 28, 1967 at St. Anthony Padua Catholic Church in Minneapolis and they have been blessed with 53 years of marriage. She loved painting and traveling especially the time spent on cruises with her husband Lawrence. Nancy is survived by her husband of 53 years Lawrence, son, Lawrence (Francis) Blanchette, Jr. and their children, Emily, Leah and Jonathan of New Hope; daughter, Nicole (Roger) Blanchette and their children Stephanie and Jeremiah of North Branch. She is preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Bernice.
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Dearest Nancy, I will miss you so much, your special love all these years your infectious smile and laugh, and the bestest babysitter in the world. Whenever I would see you or talk to you I always left happy. You always believed in me even when I didn't. I will miss you ... Continue Reading