Florence McDermott, 96

Florence McDermott, a resident of Pierz, formerly of Hillman, went to be with the Lord and daddy May 29, 2007.


Rite of burial was held Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Bulldog Lake with Fr. Paul Fruth officiating. Interment was at Holy Family Parish Cemetery.


Florence was born Aug. 27, 1910, to William and Tilda Hetrick in Minneapolis. Florence was united in marriage to Nicholas McDermott in 1933 in Minneapolis. Florence was a resident of Hillman/Pierz area for 34 years. She attended Holy Family Church in Bulldog Lake. Florence enjoyed reading, playing cards (King in the Corner), shopping, having coffee and sweets with friends and family. Her favorite TV show was Touched By An Angel and she loved to have attention given to her.


Florence is survived by her sons William (Bonnie) McDermott of Crystal and Nicholas D. McDermott of Little Falls; daughters Marianne (Joe) Caldwell of St. Michael, Marlene (Cliff) Swanson of Maple Grove and Cindy Suedel of Ramsey; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.


Florence was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas; parents and granddaughter Julie Ann Davidson.


Casketbearers were Billy Krause, Peter Krause, Dustin Suedel, Brian Caldwell, Damon Fehringer and Ross McDermott.

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