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Jeffery "Papa" Dean Bickford

July 8, 1967 — April 25, 2022

Jeffery {Papa} Dean Bickford

July 8,1967- April 25,2022

Jeffery was the son of Ira(shorty) Jeff Bickford and Shirley Ann Merritt.

He left this world with many loved ones, his daughter Shelby and her two children Adrian and Zara, his son Taron (Megan) and their daughter Juniper along with many other adopted children and grandchildren. His brothers John and Rod (Gwen), sisters Billie (Mike), Wanda (Bill), Judy (Mike), Lynda and Deloras (Virgil).

He is proceeded in death by both of his parents, his brother Lynn, sisters Gwen and Sandy (Richard). Along with life time long best friend James.

Jeff was born in Oklahoma and moved around to Colorado and Missouri before he made his ways up to Minnesota where he decided to settle for life, he made so many people he found here our family. He always said that family was blood sometimes but family that you choose is the best family you can ever come by, he has been so correct in that! Jeff was such a beautiful person and he brought light and laughter to everyone he ever met! His grandchildren looked up to him as he was a great saint as did many of the rest of us. He has touched so many in his short life but he has so many that have welcomed him to the other side. He will be missed so much more than anyone can ever put into words and he will be cherished tell we meet again.

Celebration of Life 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sunday, May 22, 2022 at North Saint Paul American Legion, 2678 7th Avenue East, North St. Paul, MN 55109.

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, May 22, 2022

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