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Shirley Suchy

June 14, 1943 — June 4, 2021

Parkers Prairie

Shirley Suchy, 77 of Urbank, Minnesota passed on from this life to her eternal home on Friday, June 4, 2021, at her home with her family at her side.

Shirley Ann (Underhill) Suchy was born on June 14, 1943, in Wadena, Minnesota the daughter of James and Esther (Sandahl) Underhill.

She attended a variety of country schools and graduated from Battle Lake High School in 1961.

Shirley and Gerald Suchy were married on October 28, 1961, in South St. Paul, Minnesota.  They lived in South St. Paul for seven years and in 1967, they purchased she Suchy farm south of Urbank where they did dairy and crop farming. Shirley was very active in the entire farm operation. Shirley was a fantastic homemaker, enjoyed gardening, sewing but her real passion was baking, and cooking and she was excellent at both! When her girls were growing up, she taught Christian education classes at the Urbank Church and volunteered in numerous capacities at the church. Amazingly in her forty’s she learned how to play the piano and she loved it!  She especially loved precious time spent with her family, grandkids and great grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald; three daughters, Cindy Dorfner of Andover, son Derik (Chelsea), Peyton, Finley, Paisley, son Adam Dorfner. Teresa (Gary) Meemken of Clitherall, 5 daughters, Samantha (Nathaniel) Nienow, Jessica (Ryan) Christensen, Emily, Randy. Brittany (Tyler) Sjolie, McKenzie, Riley. Amber (Christy) Irhke, Vince, Daniel, Joslyn. Dana (Brandon) Van Santen, Evelyn, Natalie. and Carmen (Kurt) Kastner of Andover; son Jared (Elliana), daughter, Carly Kastner. Shirley & Gerald have nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lorraine (Jerry) Erickson of Fergus Falls, Joan Ahlfs of Battle Lake, Rita (Bernel) Cichy of Henning; three brothers, Robert Underhill of Battle Lake, Dennis (Mary) Underhill and Darroll Underhill all of Vining; and by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, James and Esther Underhill; three sisters, Gloria (Leo) Hemmerlin, Joyce (Doyle) Miller and Judy Underhill; brothers, Daniel Underhill, Earnest Underhill and sister-in-law, Lorraine Underhill.

In lieu of gifts, the family prefers contributions to;

Knute Nelson Hospice https://www.knutenelson.org/about-us/foundation/donate-now

Visitation: Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 5-7 P.M., with a 6:30 prayer service followed by Christian Mother’s rosary at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Urbank, and also continuing one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mass of Christian Burial: 2:00 PM, Friday, June 11, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Urbank, MN.

Clergy: Fr. Peter VanderWeyst

Interment: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Urbank, Minnesota

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Visitation

Thursday, June 10, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

60 Central Ave, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Starts at 6:30pm (Central time)

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Friday, June 11, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 11, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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