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Jodi A. (Just) Diedrich

Jodi A. (Just) Diedrich, age 26, of Grand Forks, N.D., and formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Friday, March 15, 2002, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.

Jodi Alan Just was born Jan. 30, 1976, in Minneapolis, the son of Paul and Donna (Just) Diedrich. He was raised and educated in Howard Lake. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris, with a bachelors degree in psychology.

He moved to Grand Forks in 1998, and was residential manager and QMRP of a group home for Developmental Homes of Grand Forks. He married Jyl Matson Aug. 23, 1997 in Fosston, Minn.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Angelique Diedrich.

Jodi's wife, Jyl, survives along with his parents; brothers, Stephen and Ednel; and sisters, Christa and Magalie, all of Howard Lake.

He is further survived by grandparents, Carl and Glenda Just of Sunburg, Minn., and James and Annetta Diedrich, of Edina; uncles and aunt, Jim Just, Dennis Just, and Nan Just and their families.

Funeral services were Thursday, March 21, 2002, 2 p.m., at Howard Lake Christian Church. The Rev. Rick Messer and the Rev. Pat Ridpath officiated at the service. Music was provided by Dennis Entinger and Dave Burkum.

Carl Diedrich, Dennis Just, Matthew Just, Phil Entinger, James Just, and Brent Vetterley served as casketbearers.

Visitation was Wednesday, March 20, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment was at Howard Lake City Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato and Howard Lake.

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