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June 23, 1935 – Friday, October 31, 2014

Service Information
St. Albert Catholic Church in Albertville, MN
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Peterson Chapel in St. Michael, MN
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
4-8 P.M.

Gwen (Bourgoyne)Kocon, age 79, of Albertville was born June 23, 1923 in Isle, MN and passed away peacefully on October 31, 2014.

Preceded in death by parents Leo and Alma Bourgoine.

Gwen is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years Frank; children Jane (Bill) Klein, Wendy Jo (Dale) Sedlacek and Paul (Wendy) Kocon; granddaughters Jenna and Kelsey Kocon; brother Bruce (Patty) Bourgoyne; also many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the Univ. of MN Hospital’s physicians, nurses and the aides for the care and love shown to Gwen, what an amazing group.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the St. Michael Catholic School.

Visitation will be Tues., Nov. 4 from 4-8 p.m. at The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wed. Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Church of St. Albert’s, 11400 57th St NE, Albertville. Rosary service will also be held Wed. 9:40 am at church.

Interment in the St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Christopher Bendel

    Dear Paul (and family),
    Very sorry to hear about your mother. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    -Chris (TG ’87)

  2. Terri Denn Campbell

    Dear Jane and family,
    I am so very sorry to read of your dear mother’s passing. Mom’s are something special and I know she will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy is with you and your family, along with prayers for you all.
    God Bless and keep you…

  3. Ben Bautch

    Paul and family; So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Kris Wanhala

    Jane and family; My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know how close you to were to your mom. I am so sorry for your loss. May God make his presence known to you during this difficult time. Kris Wanhala

  5. Larry and Mary Kay Nolan

    So sorry to hear of Gwen’s passing, but Eternal Life is her reward. We remember the good times with all of you at St. Austins. May you find Peace and Love in Christ and great memories. Larry and Mary Kay Nolan


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