Genevieve DeMersGenevieve DeMers age 98 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013 at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN.
Genevieve DeMers was born on March 18, 1915 in Swift County, Benson, MN the daughter of Jean Baptiste and MaryAnne (Houde) Benoit. The youngest of 15 children, Genevieve graduated from St. James Academy in Grand Forks, ND in 1933. Upon graduating she went to work for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Grand Forks, retiring after 30 years of employment with the company. On September 30, 1942 Genevieve was united in marriage to Philip E. DeMers at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks. Philip DeMers passed away on June 21, 1996. Genevieve was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a 52 year member of the Catholic Daughters and also a member of the Telephone Pioneers and Hartsville Homemakers.