Terrence Purrington, 77, Garrison - obituary

Terrence (Terry) D. Purington, 77 of Garrison, Minnesota, passed in peace from dementia with his beloved wife and best friend (Becky Hanson-Purington) at his side.

Due to Covid19 a private Celebration of Life will be a held.

Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

Terry is survived by his wife of 30 years, Becky; one son, Tim Purington of Hammond, Wis.; two grandsons, Bryce and Griffin Purington; his mother, Louise Purington of Devils Lake, ND,; three sisters, Connie (Ron)Lorel, Finley, N,D,, Patti Suchan of Fargo, N,D, and Cindi (Tom) Togstad of Wilber, Neb.; seven nephews and two nieces.

Preceding Terry in death are his father, Lyle Purington; father- and mother-in law, Don and Arlyce Hanson; and brother-in-law, Bob Suchan.

Terry was born on July 25, 1942, in Rugby N.D.

Terry was an avid golfer and got a hole in one on May 1, 1996, at Prestwick in Woodbury, Minn., on the 14th hole using a 5 iron. He loved fishing, hunting and visiting with friends. Terry had strong faith, loved animals and nature. He was the former owner with his wife of Park Café and Catering in St. Paul Park. He retired to his lake home on Borden Lake, Garrison, Minn., in 2002.

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