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Harriet Jule Buttrick

July 6, 1916 April 29, 2016
Harriet Jule Buttrick
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Worthington, MN

Harriet Jule Buttrick, age 99, was born on July 6, 1916, in Emmons, MN, the daughter of George and Alta (Williams) Gauss. She did lots of volunteer work, mostly at Pioneer Village. Harriet had four children from her first marriage, Joan Fredericksen, Judy Hudson, Philip Osborne, and David Osborne. Judy preceded her in death. Harriet married Merrill Buttrick on December 18, 1951, in Burlington, IA. They had three children, Lori Anderson, Michael Buttrick, and Paul Buttrick. Paul preceded her in death. Harriet enjoyed fishing and gardening. Harriet died on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington, MN.
Harriet is survived by three sons, Philip (Lyn) Osborne, David Osborne, and Michael Buttrick; two daughters, Joan (Ron) Fredericksen and Lori (Paul) Anderson, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Galen Smith officiating. Casket bearers will be Jeff Fredericksen, Ryan Fredericksen, Anthony Cowell, Mike Hudson, Roger Hudson, and Ronnie Meyeraan. Burial will be in the Sunset Rest Cemetery near Rushmore, MN.
Visitation will be from 10-11 am on Tuesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements.


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