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Cathy Elgin

Cathy Elgin

Graveside service for Cathy (Loehr) Elgin, 71, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17th at Calvary Cemetery in Morris.

Cathy passed away January 17, 2014. Funeral services were held January 21st at Timothy Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park, conducted by Rev. Philip Mischke.

Cathy was born at Stevens County Hospital in Morris. She was a hometown girl, received her schooling at St. Mary's and Morris High. She then worked at Sears Catalogue store, and babysat for Janet and Jeannie Olen, children of Herb and Darlene Olen; Darlene being a sister to Clarence Elgin, who was in the Navy at the time. Cathy and Clarence met and struck up a courtship, and married when he returned from the Navy. They had a son, Shawn, wife Vicki, who presented a grandson, Zackery and two granddaughters, Alexis and Anna to Cathy and Clarence. Daughter Sharla married Luke Laverick and resides in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Cathy and Clarence recently celebrated 50 years of married bliss. Cathy could lite up a room with the twinkling eyes and her winning smile. She was truly loved by all.

Left to mourn are: Clarence, Shawn (Vicki), Sharla Laverick, 3 grandchildren, sister, Deloris (Donald) Braun, Marilyn, Janet, and Bill Loehr, many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Bill and Lenora Loehr, Gen (Bill) Braun, Milton (Elaine) Loehr, Joyce (Erland) Charles, Rosemary (Leland) Hanson, Shirley (Loehr) McMullen, Leonard (Carol) Loehr.

Cathy was a Betty Crocker Cook - One of a kind!