1926 — 2021
Geraldine "Gerry" McGarry, 94, of Rochester, formerly of Grand Forks, ND, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at The Homestead in Rochester, MN. Gerry was born September 19, 1926 in Taylorville, IL to Ova and Goldie (Gensler) Chamness. She was a graduate of Taylorville High School and then went on to attend the local business school. In 1948, Gerry married Thomas McGarry and they celebrated 65 years of marriage before Tom passed away in 2013. Gerry began her working career as a switchboard operator then went to work for various doctor offices and hospitals before finally working as an administrative assistant in student health at the University of North Dakota. Gerry enjoyed...