Virginia C. DeBruyne


Virginia C. DeBruyne, 94, of Superior, passed away on Saturday November 19, 2022, in New Perspective Senior Living. She was born in Duluth, MN on April 30, 1928, to Fred and Loretta Proff. Virginia graduated from Duluth Central High School. She had worked as a Typist at Arco Coffee Co., and Allouez Marine Supply. Virginia was a member of the former St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Duluth, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Superior, the Altar Society, St. Francis Travel Club, Red Hat Ladies, Italian American Club, and a sewing club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Scott DeBruyne, brother Fred Proff, and a great-granddaughter Ava Pattermann.

She is survived by her son Jeff (Robin) DeBruyne, daughter Kathy Pattermann, sister Norine Gunderson, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Private family graveside services will be held. The burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805.

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