Jeanette Kennedy FlaaganJeanette Kennedy Flaagan, 92, Grand Forks, ND, died peacefully at home in Parkwood Senior Living on Sunday, June 9, 2013, after a life well-lived and filled with love for and from family and friends.
Born September 21, 1920 in Grafton, ND, Jeanette Mary Kennedy was the eldest of four children of John and Elizabeth (Paur) Kennedy of Voss, ND. A lifelong resident of North Dakota, Jeanette graduated from Mayville State Teachers College and the University of North Dakota. She married James O. Flaagan of Tolna, ND, on June 24, 1942, in Minto. Together they raised their children and enjoyed traveling in the U.S. and internationally, dancing the night away and having adventures as a family and couple until Jim’s death in 1991.