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Gail Barfknecht, 64

Gail Mary Barfknecht, age 64, of New Germany, formerly of Delano, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born Aug. 13, 1950, in Minneapolis, to Lawrence and Emma (Vorderbruggen) Stotko.

Gail was a loving mother and grandmother, who loved to fish and play with her great-grandson. Spending time with her family was a priority.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Jack and Tom; and a sister, Joan Reyna.

Gail is survived by her children, Paula Heck and Wade Barfknecht; grandchildren Haley, Brandan, and Jesse Heck; and great-grandson Leo Topel.

Funeral services took place Wednesday, April 29 at 11 a.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano. There was visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the services. Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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