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Marissa was born in Coon Rapids, MN, she attended University of Iowa before entering the U.S. Air Force where she achieved the rank of Staff Sgt Select. She worked as a Targeteer Intelligence Analyst at Langley Air Force Base. Marissa was kind and empathetic which led her to help with refugees in the Virginia area. Her huge smile and infectious laugh was what made her special. She had many interests: running, snowboarding, traveling, politics and scary movies. Chips and salsa were her go to and Florida was her happy place. She was a Minnesota girl through and through and loved the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Vikings. She looked forward to her favorite holiday, Halloween. Marissa was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Erick and Lilly LaVine, Peder and Ruth Norby, Elmer and Dula Feddersen and Earl and Sophy Hauschild. She is survived by her mother, Kristen Norby; her father, Erick Norby; her stepmother, Erin Frank; her brother, Reese Norby; her stepbrothers, Ethan and Gabe Frank; her grandparents, Darryl and Pat Norby, Dave and Lois Hauschild and Carl and Terry Baer; Uncle Andrew, Aunt Shelly Liljequist (Eric), Aunt Stacy Porter (Denny); many cousins; and her canine babies, Jacky and Joey.