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Finnabea Crist

September 6, 1945 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 74)


Finnabea Crist, 74 of Bismarck, ND and formerly of Eagan, MN died Saturday, October 26, 2019, surrounded by her family and under the care of hospice at Augusta Place in Bismarck, ND. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, ND with Pastor Bob Schmidt presiding. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Burial will be held at Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, MN at a later date.


Finn was born on September 6, 1945, in Gettysburg, SD. She was the daughter of Harry and Gertrude (Dickhaut) Hettich. Finn grew up and attended school in Tolstoy, SD. She later moved with her family to Mobridge, SD where she graduated from Mobridge High School.


Finn worked as a pharmacy technician at Dady Drug in Mobridge, SD, Mid-Dakota Pharmacy in Bismarck, ND, and Park Nicollet in Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN. Later on in life, Finn became a very successful Mary Kay Beauty Consultant.


Finn was an avid bowler in her younger years. Finn and her husband Clell enjoyed spending time with their family and friends during the summer months at Mill Lake near Alexandria, MN.


Finn will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughters, Kim (Brenda) Riggen of Deadwood SD, Karm Wright of Pierre, SD; five grandchildren, DJ (Jackie) Montreal, Rusty Montreal, Morgan (Darin) Anderson, Monica (Matt) Giddings, and William Gilbert; six great-grandchildren, Reid Montreal, Corbin Montreal, Faith Montreal, Mason Anderson, Braxton Anderson, and Owen Giddings; one brother Sam (Myra) Hettich of Bismarck, ND; her niece Stacy (Chad) Wachter of Bismarck, ND; two great nephews, Derek Wachter and Preston Wachter; and one great niece Kayley Wachter.


Finn was preceded in death by her husband Clell, her parents Harry Hettich and Gertrude Sailer, and her sister Jolene Farro.


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Funeral Service
November 2, 2019

1:00 PM
Weigel Funeral Home
309 4th Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58554

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