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Mary J. Diver

Mary J. Diver

June 5, 1950 - June 6, 2024

Please note the time change: A traditional funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Fond du Lac Head Start Gymnasium. Interment will be at New Holy Family Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Care.

Mary Jane Diver, age 73 of Cloquet, Minnesota passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Essentia Health – St. Mary's Campus in Duluth. She was born on July 5, 1950, to George and Emma (Reed) Diver. Mary Jane gained a second family with the staff and other residents at Pine Ridge Homes where she resided for many years. She was always up for an adventure and loved to observe the goings-on of those around her. Mary often spent time beading bracelets and other items and loved to barter her work for her favorite food – pie. Mary was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and enjoyed attending Powwows. Her loveable nature and enjoyable energy will be missed, as will her playful smile that came before her mischievous moods.

Mary Jane is survived by her Pine Ridge family; nieces, Lisa (Brian), Jenny (Ryan), Jasmin, Mekaila, Debbie; nephews, Bryant, Shane, Dan, Todd, Clint, and Randy; cousin, Mike Murray Sr.; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Leonard, Willie, Ron, Ray and Lucille Diver, Ann Friedman, and Dorothy Bailey; nieces, Linda & Patty Moye; and nephew, Kevin Liebeck.

Traditional Service

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

10:00 AM

Fond du Lac Head Start Gymnasium

33 University Road

Cloquet, MN


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