Garry A. Hawkinson, age 72, ofBethel died June 15, 2010 at his home.Memorial services will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, June19, 2010at Hope Lutheran Church, Wyoming, MN with Pastor Eric Burgdorf officiating. The Hope Lutheran Praise Team will provide the music. A time of visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Intermentwill bein Lakeview Cemetery in Two Harbors.
Garry Allen Hawkinson was born February 15, 1938 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Earl and Evelyn (Newman) Hawkinson. He attended school in Minneapolis and in Eugene, Oregon before returning to Minnesota and graduating from Anoka High School. Garry also attended Dunwoody. On July 2, 1966 he married Harolyn Selix at Peace Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids. They made their home in Bethel where they have lived ever since. Garry was very mechanical and was good at fixing cars. He was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church in Wyoming where he served on the Board of Trustees and with the praise team. He also enjoyed boating and did some fishing. Most of all he loved going to the North Shore. Often Garry and Harolyn would decide after church to head north and spend a couple days together enjoying Lake Superior.
Garry A. Hawkinson went to be with the Lord June 15, 2010 at his home at the age of 72 years and 4 months. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Garry will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Harolyn; son, Todd Hawkinson of Bethel; daughter, Susan (Hawkinson) Slater and grandson Joseph Slater of Trego, Wisconsin; brother, Craig Hawkinson of Bethel; and by other relatives and friends.