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Helen J. Garry, 92

Sep 20, 2015

Guckeen Helen Garry, age 92, a longtime resident of rural Guckeen, died Saturday, Sept.12, 2015 in Fairmont.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery in Blue Earth.

Helen Jane (Mundy) Garry was born on April 1, 1923 near Pilot Grove, to Edwin and Adelaide Mundy. Helen attended Blue Earth schools until 1939 when the family moved to Fairmont. After graduating from Fairmont High School in 1940, she worked as a secretary for Jacks Egg Company in Fairmont.

Helen married Timothy John Garry on June 16, 1945 and moved to the Garry family farm near Guckeen where they farmed for many years and raised 10 children. Tim passed away on July 4, 1978. Helen was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Guckeen and loved to get together with her neighbors and friends.

Those left to cherish her memory include nine children: Edward (Kathy) Garry, Steven Garry, John (Kathy) Garry, Patricia (Barry) Turmenne, David Garry, Jeannette (Bruce) Gillingham, Linda (Gary) Hanson, Robert (Melissa) Garry, Cecelia Jacobs. She was blessed with 27 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Geneva Sauter; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Helen is preceded in death by her husband Tim J. Garry, son Tim L. Garry and sister Margie Svoboda. “http://www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net”>www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net