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July 18, 2018

6/13/2018 9:03:00 AM
Rite of Christian Burial for Genny Loethen June 15 at St. Bernard's

The Rite of Christian Burial for Genevieve "Genny" Loethen, 77, of Stewartville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at St. Bernards Catholic Church in Stewartville, with the Rev. John Wilmot officiating.
Genny died on Saturday, June 9, 2018, of natural causes, surrounded by her loving family at her home.
Genevieve Florstine Belgarde was born in Belcourt, N.D., Nov. 27, 1940, to Frank and Mary Louise (St. Arnaud) Belgarde. She grew up in Minot, N.D., where she attended school.
Genevieve was married in Minot to Clayton Hansen. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Minot, where they raised their family and lived for a number of years. They were later divorced. Genevieve was married in Minot to Harry Loethen. The couple moved to Missouri and then St. Cloud and were later divorced.
Genevieve was a homemaker until her children had grown and was then employed as a watch maker at Fingerhut Co. in St. Cloud for a number of years. She also was employed as a waitress at restaurants in the various towns where she lived.
Genevieve enjoyed bingo, going to the casino, singing, playing guitar, cooking, collecting angels, crocheting and spending time with her loved ones.
Genevieve is survived by one daughter and five sons, Sue Tottingham of Stewartville, Clayton "Poncho" Hansen of Minot, Darrin (Sue) Hansen of Minot, Richard Hansen of Rochester, Dalen Hansen of Rochester and David "Bozie" Loethen of Rochester; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Stella (Jerry) Ness of Watertown, S.D., and Phyllis Allen of Phoenix; one sister-in-law, Linda Belgarde of Lathrop, Calif.; many nieces and nephews; stepchildren, Roy (Becky) Loethen, Judy Ann Campo, Bessie Sandidge, and Tina (Kevin) Smith, all of Missouri; six stepgrandchildren and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Amanda; her parents; sister, Cecelia "Tiny" Belgarde; and brothers, Pete Belgarde, David Belgarde, and Richard "Blonde" Belgarde; and her special friend, Henry "Hankster" Stead.
A time of visitation will take place from 9:30 a.m. to the time of the service Friday at the church. Burial will take place in Rosehill Cemetery in Minot, N.D., at a later date.
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