Minnie I. Gumto, 104
St. Paul Memorial services for Minnie I. Gumto, age 104, Blue Earth, were held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Health Care Center, Blue Earth. Inurnment was held at the Jeffers Cemetery, Jeffers. Minnie passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Luke’s.
Minnie Ida Jensen was born in Wabasso, on Dec. 30, 1912 to Walter and Maria Jensen. Minnie was educated at the Wabasso Public School. Minnie and Leslie Gumto were united in marriage on Feb. 24, 1931. Their marriage was blessed with six children, Robert, James, Dianne, Jean, Kay and Gary. Minnie devoted her life to caring for her family and working at the family businesses. She lived in Winnebago for over 50 years. They spent many happy summers at their lake home on Lake Shetek. Minnie was a life-long member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed many volunteer hours with her church family.
Minnie is survived by daughters, Jean (Clair) Thelin, of San Diego, California and Kay (Richard) Adolphson, of Hudson, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren, and loyal friend, Jan Butler.
She was preceded in death by husband, Leslie; son, Gary; daughter-in-law, Linda; and young sons Robert and James, and infant daughter Dianne.