Virgina BarendtVirginia Barendt, 77, of Grand Forks, ND died Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Valley Eldercare, Grand Forks, ND.
Virginia Barendt was born February 21, 1935 in Devils Lake, ND the daughter of James and Leona (Wruck) Hennessy. She grew up in Devils Lake and graduated from Devils Like Central High School in 1952. She worked in Devils Lake as a switchboard operator. She married Gerald Barendt in Devils Lake on October 14, 1954. They farmed for a number of years in Webster, ND area. She moved to Devils Lake in 1981 where she worked at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center. She moved to Grand Forks in 1997 where she worked at Skips Budget Drug and Red River High School in the commons area.