Gregory J. Deffé, 91, of Great Falls, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017 at a local care facility.
A funeral liturgy will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Gregory, a retired local businessman, was born in Hankinson, North Dakota on September 3, 1926, seventh child to Anna (Wolfe) and Frank Deffé.
His family moved to a farm near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota when he was 10 days old. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes. He served in the United States Army for 2 years.
He married Joan Erb in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota on November 26, 1953. They lived in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and Polson, Montana before going into the Howard’s Pizza business with his brother-in-law, H. Keith Erb. He retired from Howard’s Pizza in December of 1988.
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