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musician , Communications executive

Mari Jane Engebrit, musician, communications executive.


Engebrit, Mari Jane was born on August 22, 1938 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Lawrence John and Mabel (Froemming) Geris.


Graduate, St. Cloud Technology.


Dance teacher, Mary Ann Dance Studio, San Diego, 1956-1960; freelance musician, 1956-1987; music teacher, Bodines, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1960-1984; personnel manager, Apartment Directory, Minneapolis, 1975-1982; commercial accounts manager, M.C.I. Communications, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1982. Owner, president Michael Jackson Prodns., Inc. Logistics Hammond Competition (1967-1978) and Yamaha Festival (1972-1982), Bodine's Keyboard Center, Minneapolis.

Organizational work Hubert Humphrey Home, Waverly, Minnesota. Worker for Hubert Humphrey Institute Lecture series committee with Senator Barry Goldwater, former President Jimmy Carter, 1981. Security worker, advance person to international press and television stations, 1980, Gorbachev visit to Minnesota airport Security.

Logistics worker Scandanavia Today Minnesota, Special Olympics Metrodome Florida.


  • Other Work

    • Casting extras, publicity promotion: (films) Ice Castles, Foolin' Around.


Worker with Jerry Lewis on Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, San Diego, 1956-1960. Organized Action Auction for Channel 2 Educational television., St. Paul, logistics person Mondale campaign, Minneapolis, 1983, Hands Across American, Arizona, 1986, Whisper Minnesota, 1987, World Series Minnesota Twins, Minneapolis, 1987, All-Star Baseball Game, Minneapolis, 1985, Minneapolis Symphony Ball, 1985-1987. With logistics Monet Water Linies Wall, Excelsior, Minnesota, Childrens Art Show for Operation Smile with Artist Ann Bonnine.

Member Minneapolis St. Paul Jazz Society.


Children: Shawn, Lisa, Scott.

Lawrence John Geris

Mabel (Froemming) Geris

Lisa Engebrit

Shawn Engebrit

Scott Engebrit