Former state legislator Audrey Cleary passes away

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BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota Democrats are paying tribute to former state legislator Audrey Cleary, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 88.

She represented Bismarck in the House for nearly 10 years.

Party members say she was dedicated to the future of children, the plight of public employees, and issues surrounding mental health.

A funeral mass will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bismarck.