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Published October 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jean Allrich

Jean Allrich, 60, West Fargo, ND died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

Jeanette Margrett Metz was born Nov. 18, 1952 in Browns Valley, MN to Edward and Marjorie (Ziemer) Metz. She was raised at Browns Valley and graduated from high school. She attended Wahpeton State School of Science. Jean married Myron Allrich on Aug. 28, 1971 in Browns Valley. They moved to Fargo where Jean operated a day care while raising her own children, after several years, they settled in West Fargo where she did bookkeeping. This introduced her to custom picture framing which she did for many years leading her to owning her own business “Creative Framing by Jean.” She also worked part time at Kay & Krafts in Moorhead.

Jean Allrich

Jean Allrich, 60, West Fargo, ND died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

Jeanette Margrett Metz was born Nov. 18, 1952 in Browns Valley, MN to Edward and Marjorie (Ziemer) Metz. She was raised at Browns Valley and graduated from high school. She attended Wahpeton State School of Science. Jean married Myron Allrich on Aug. 28, 1971 in Browns Valley. They moved to Fargo where Jean operated a day care while raising her own children, after several years, they settled in West Fargo where she did bookkeeping. This introduced her to custom picture framing which she did for many years leading her to owning her own business “Creative Framing by Jean.” She also worked part time at Kay & Krafts in Moorhead.

Family and friends were of utmost importance and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing, hunting, crafts, sewing and genealogy but her passion was gardening.

Jean is survived by her husband, Myron, West Fargo; daughter, Barbra (Kyle) Lingen, Sioux Falls, SD and their children Alyssa and Jacob; son, Christopher (Shanna) Allrich, Bismarck, ND and their children, Hunter and Ryland; three brothers, Jerry (Jeannie) Metz, Browns Valley, MN, John (Peggy) Metz, Glenwood, MN, and Jeff Metz; three sisters, Judy (Terry) Nelson, Rapid City, SD, Joan (Greg) Lien, Milbank, SD, and Janna (Fred) Binder, Yankton, SD; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 from 6 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.

Funeral Mass: Friday at 10:30 AM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery – South, Fargo.

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