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Melissa Ann Basore

Melissa Ann Basore

Melissa Ann Basore died Aug 26th at the St Cloud Hospital due to complications from a 3 year struggle with cancer. Missy put up a hard fight from cancer for the love of her 3 little girls. Their will be a visitation from 11:00 - 12:45 with a memorial service at 1:00 on Saturday, Aug 30 at 43184 Foxboro Road in Belgrade at the farm of Melissa and James.

Melissa was born July 17th, 1983 in St. Cloud to Barb (Verhoff) Jensen and Robert Kuperus. She attended NLS and BBE Schools graduating in 2002. She also attended Alexandria Tech for nursing.

She married Chris Strom in 2005, to this union Madison was born. They later divorced. In 2009 Mercedes was born to Melissa and Nick Rykus . On September 18th, 2010 Melissa married James Basore at the Swing'n S Ranch in Belgrade. To this union Emma Jean was born.

Anyone that knew Melissa knew she loved horses, she enjoyed ranch rodeo, team sorting and trail riding, especially with her girls. She also enjoyed planting and growing flowers, fishing and camping in the great outdoors.

Melissa is survived by her husband James, her daughters Madison, Mercedes, and Emma. Her parents Barb Jensen and Doug of Belgrade and Robert and Lisa Kuperus of Stewart. Her siblings: Corey Jensen of Willmar, Tresha Kuperus and David of Helena MT, Alvina Jensen and Cooper of St. Cloud, Michael and Tabitha Kuperus of Fairbault, Eugenia and Corey Dyal of Sauk Centre, Darren and Alyssa Gau of Fargo. Her grandma Lorraine Kuperus of Belgrade. Her mother in law Connie Basore of Belgrade and her Father in law Ralph Basore of New London.