The funeral Mass for Gordy Quimby will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 5, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Tom Loomis officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church, and a luncheon will be held after the Mass in the Holy Spirit gymnasium.
Gordy, 76, of Osakis, Minn., formerly of Rochester, died Monday, May 1, 2017, of congestive heart failure at his residence.
Gordy was born Sept. 23, 1940, in Kasson to Lorenzo and Christobel Quimby
He graduated from Kasson-Mantorville High School. On July 10, 1981, he married Mary Krier. The couple lived in Rochester until 2007, when they moved to Osakis to enjoy retirement at their lake home on Lake Osakis.
Gordy owned Gordy's Body Shop of Kasson for 42 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Quimby of Osakis; two daughters, Melissa Quimby of California, and Candi (Dave) Ince of Spring Lake Park, Minn.; one son, Dustin Quimby of Rochester; seven grandchildren, Henry and Johnny Ince, and Kaitlyn, Colin, AJ, Kaydra, and Jaxon Quimby; sister, Sharon (Dick) Sacket of Dodge Center; brother, Maynard (Maria) Quimby of Winona; and very special friends, Doc and Maria and their children, Isabella and Nicolas Boehme of Osakis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one son, and his beloved dog, Lizzy.
Gordy loved taking his wife out on a weekly date night at Michael's, fishing, boating, cheering for any Minnesota sports team, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.