Gertrude Morin, 90, Albert Lea

Published 12:06 pm Monday, February 27, 2012

Memorial services for Gertrude Lucille Morin, of Albert Lea, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service. The Rev. Richard Spande will officiate. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in St Theodore Catholic Cemetery.


Gertrude died on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Thorne Crest Retirement Center. She was 90 years of age.

Gertrude was born Jan. 6, 1922, in Manchester, N.H., the daughter of Emile and Albina (Duquet) Beaudoin. She attended Catholic School in New Hampshire. On June 3, 1944, she was united in marriage to Oliver Morin in St. Edmonds, N.H.

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Gertrude worked hard all of her life first as a welder in the Boston Shipyards then in the textile mills in Manchester, N.H. She lived in Maine for over 32 years and moved to Albert Lea in 1987. Gertrude was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church. She ran a bait shop for a short time in Albert Lea, enjoyed fishing, gardening and flowers.

Gertrude is survived by her daughter, Pricilla Rudder of Waterboro, Maine; grandson, Raymond R. Landry of Albert Lea; two sisters and two brothers survive: Aline Gayne of Goffstown, N.H., Doris DuCharme of Manchester, N.H., Maurice (Terry) Beaudoin of Goffstown, N.H., Jerry (Claudia) Beaudoin of Hooksett, N.H., and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Oliver, in 2004; sisters: Lorraine and Irene; and brothers Lionel and Norman.