Jorand M. Braford


Jorand M. Braford, age 79 of Plymouth, MN, passed away July 28, 2022. Jorand was born April 29, 1943 in Deadwood, SD, to Vernon and Diana Tollefson.

Jorand, called “Randi” by her many friends, was a longtime chemistry, science and math teacher with the Grand Forks, ND, Public Schools. Independent, smart and creative, she was a passionate advocate who valued education, science, equality, faith and the arts. She is survived by husband, Larry; son, Andrew Braford (Holly); daughter Amy Braford Whittey (Brandon); grandchildren, Madeleine, Eleanor, and Axel (Whittey), and Delia (Braford); brother, Gary Tollefson of Orchard City, CO; sister, Selene Davis of Orofino, ID. 

Memorial service 1:00 pm Monday, Aug 8th at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 15600 Old Rockford Road, Plymouth.

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