Helen McMonagle

Helen Lucille McMonagle

1928 - 2020

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Obituary of Helen Lucille McMonagle

Helen McMonagle age 92, of Madelia, MN, died on November 12, 2020, at her home. A private graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Madelia, on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The clergy will be Fr. Timothy Hall. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia, Minnesota. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com. Helen Lucille (Larkin) McMonagle was born on June 25, 1928 to Charles and Edith (Rooney) Larkin in Star Prairie, WI. She grew up in Madelia and was a graduate from Madelia High School. On November 11, 1947, she married Eugene "Gene" McMonagle. Helen spent much of her time raising her 5 children. She was a long time active member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Madelia, serving the church in many capacities and often leading prayers at Living Meadows in Madelia. In her free time, she enjoyed bowling, walking and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Madelia. Helen also enjoyed establishing and hosting a St. Patrick’s Day dinner every year at their community of Indian Summer in Apache Junction, AZ. Most importantly, Helen was a woman of faith and love. She treasured the time that was spent with her loved ones. Helen will be remembered as a caring and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Helen is survived by her children, Philip (Kathie), Tom (Karen), Katie, Tim, and John; sister-in-law, Vida Larkin; cousins, Jack Rooney, Francis Rita Rooney; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Gene in 2018; her parents; siblings, Charles Larkin, Mary (Herman) Wilde and infant brother, John.
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Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery, Madelia
East, Co. Hwy 3
Madelia, Minnesota, United States