Francine (Cameron) Jelle, 70, of Nashwauk, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Hibbing.

She was born Dec. 14, 1948, in Virginia, the daughter of Robert and Jean (Carlson) Cameron, was a graduate of Virginia High School, and married Daniel Jelle on July 12, 1986, in Clinton, Minn.

Francine had lived in many places including Wyoming, Kansas and Oklahoma prior to finally settling in her home of 30 years in Nashwauk. She was employed as a waitress, caterer, restaurant owner/operator, and a CNA prior to retiring to do her crafts. She loved crafting, pets, fishing, painting, and collecting teapots.

Francine is survived by her husband, Daniel Jelle of Nashwauk; children: Tamera and Allyn Denny of Olathe, Kan., Cameron Lundblad of Virginia, Jason and Tammy Lundblad of Hibbing, Heather Halverson of Chisholm, Sarah and Aaron Verke of Grand Rapids, and Jessica Jelle of Zim; siblings: Michael Cameron of Toledo, Ohio, Sharon and Robert Prout of Chesapeake, Va., and Deborah and Lloyd Hietala of Badger, Minn.; 13 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents, and brother, Rolland Cameron.

Funeral: Graveside Services will be held at noon Saturday, June 22, in the Greenwood Cemetery in Virginia.

Family services provided by Bauman-Cron, A Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia. To share condolences online, please see:

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