Carrie A. Delaney, age 90, of Perham, MN, died Sunday July 6, 2014 at Perham Living nursing home. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 9 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, with parish prayers at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will be at St. Henry's Church, Perham at 10:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. on July 10, 2014. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Carrie Ann Hendrickx was born in Butler, MN on April 8, 1924 to Carrie A. (Ellefson) and Jacques Hendrickx. She grew up working in the Butler Store/Post Office, which was also her family home. She was an active member in the Butler Community and Holy Cross Catholic church. She enjoyed swimming in and ice-skating on Bear Lake with her friends. She graduated from New York Mills High School in 1942. She married Joseph Delaney in 1946. Joe and Carrie made their home in Gorman Township near Perham where they raised their family of fourteen children. Carrie spent most of her life as a farm wife and mother. She also worked with the food service at Perham Public Schools from 1978 to 1993.
Carrie is survived by her 14 children, Carol (Art) Sazama, Patricia (LeRoy) Peichel, Barbara (Larry, deceased) Schave, Margaret (James) Riepe, Edward (Sue) Delaney, Debra (Dave) Nebosis, Robert (Brenda) Delaney, Paul (Carol Wogikoski) Delaney, Neil Delaney, Kevin (Arlene Wilkinson) Delaney, Steve Delaney, Susan (Mike) Jones, Dianne (Mike Prow) Delaney, Joseph (Sharlene) Delaney, numerous nephews, nieces, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Preceding Carrie in death are her husband Joe, her parents, siblings Edward (JoAnn) Hendrickx, Josephine (John) Braukmann, Leo Hendrickx, Lawrence Hendrickx, Roger Hendrickx and great granddaughter Sophia Perrine.