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Monnie D. Gerten (Welden)

Monnie D. Gerten (Welden)

Monnie D. Gerten, age 87 of Welch, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Monnie is preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Mattie Welden; her daughter, Betty Lindh; her brother; and her three sisters. She is survived by her husband of almost 64 years, Matt Gerten of Welch; her children, Joyce Gerten of Minneapolis, Shirley (Joseph) Duray of Hastings, and Dave (Denise) Gerten of Chanhassen; her son-in-law, Tom Lindh of Rushford; her 8 grandchildren, Stacy, Brian, Kevin, Joe, Elijah, Andy, Tim, and Sarah; 8 great-grandchildren, Emma, Meredith, Elena, Isabelle, Joe, Sailor, Brooks, and Sawyer; her siblings, Gene Welden, Lee Welden, Cosby Welden, and Leon Welden; her nieces, nephews, and many other family and friends.

A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Calvary Christian Church, 907 W. 15th Street, Hastings, MN 55033 with Pastor Randy Berg officiating. The family invited friends to join them for a visitation on Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service as well. The interment for Monnie took place at Lakeside Cemetery immediately following the service. The family invited everyone back to the church after the burial for a luncheon and reception in the hall. Memorials are preferred to Samaritans Purse or to World Vision in Monnie's memory.

To sign the guestbook or leave a message of condolence, visit Arrangements are being completed by Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel in Hastings.