Grazzini, Nina V. Of Lakeville, MN, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2008 following a courageous battle with mesothelioma. Preceded in death by parents, Paolo and Teresa Palmitessa; brothers, Vito and Joseph Palmitessa; sister, Mary Bifulk; infants, James Grazzini (son), Steven Dunne (grandson) and Easton Bye (great-grandson). Survived by her loving husband, Albert; children, Thomas (Patricia), Joseph, Mary (Robin) Erickson, Nancy (Jay) Olson, Ann (Butch) Dunne, CLaire (Jon) Tucker, and Sandra (David) Rucki; also survived by 21 grandchildren and 8 great-grand-children whom she loved dearly; sisters, Lorraine Schuweiler and Frances Sportelli. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, August 28, 2008, 12 noon at CHURCH OF THE RISEN SAVIOR, 1501 Co. Rd. 42 E, Burnsville, MN. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Gathering of friends and family 1 hour prior to Mass. Memorials preferred to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Remember me as I was; talking, smiling, laughing. Being with all of you gave me so much happiness. Gill Brothers - Bloomington Chapel 952-888-7771
Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 24, 2008.