Delores Jean Harty Gens, age 91, of Le Center, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2023 at Central Health Care in Le Center. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 12 from 9am-10am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at German Lake. Funeral service will follow at 10am. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery at German Lake.
Delores was born on May 6, 1931 in Le Sueur County to Theodore and Agnes Ida (Dehn) Geyer. She attended Waterville schools. She was united in marriage to Gordon Harty on August 20, 1947 after his death, later in life she married Earl Gens. She worked Elmers Bar & Gill as a cook and was also a farmer’s wife. Delores enjoyed baking, gardening, dancing, animals- especially dogs, and sitting enjoying the sunshine on her neck.
Delores is survived by her children, Victoria “Vicky” (David) Holicky of Le Center, Gary (Rita) Harty of Rural Le Center and Ralph Geyer of Hinkley; grandchildren, Michael Harty of Le Center, Kim (Jason) James of Elysian; brother, Donald Geyer of Waterville.
Delores is preceded in death by first husband, Gordon Harty; second husband, Earl Gens; parents; siblings, Judy Geyer, Wallace, Glen, Teddy, Ralph Sr., and Kenny Geyer.
Special thanks for the wonderful care of Delores, the caregivers at Central Health Care and St. Croix Hospice.
Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences can be left at www.lecenterfuneralhome.com.