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Theresa Agnes Gapinski
January 27, 1936 - Thursday, April 10, 2008


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Church of St. Francis in Buffa None
Monday, April 14, 2008 
11:00 AM 
 
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Theresa A. Gapinski (Przybilla) age 72, of rural Buffalo, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on April 10, 2008 after a courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born on January 27, 1936 in Pierz, MN to John L. and Theresa (Stumpf) Przybilla. On October 23, 1956, Theresa Przybilla and Richard Gapinski were joined in holy marriage at St. Michael™s Church in Buckman. God blessed their marriage with nine children. Theresa worked for the School District #877 in food service for 15 years, then substituted for several years after. Theresa loved seeing her garden bloom throughout the seasons. She loved crocheting, wordfinds, watching Deal or no Deal, Price is Right, but her favorite past time was playing Bingo. Theresa is survived by her children, Allen (Diane) Gapinski of Buffalo, Bonnie (Harvey) Lesser of Maple Grove, Dale (Linda) Gapinski of Maple Lake, Jerry (Bernie) Gapinski of Buffalo, Michael (Cindy) Gapinski of St. Michael, Cheryl (Daniel) Manz and Mary Jo Gapinski all of Buffalo, Wendy (Pete) Drusch of Howard Lake and Patrick (Susan) Gapinski of Elk River; twenty-five grandchildren and one great-grandson; brothers and sisters, Clara (Clarence) Jorgensen, Marie Przybilla, Ceil Przybilla, Loretta Przybilla, Millie (Norb) Wolf, Maurice Przybilla, Esther (John) Gapinski and Donald (Kathy) Przybilla; brother and sister-in-laws, Yvonne Gapinski, Eugene Gapinski, Dennis (Yvonne) Gapinski, David (Jean) Gapinski and Tom (JoAnn) Gapinski; many beloved nieces and nephews. Theresa was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard (April 14, 2002); parents, John and Theresa (Stumpf) Przybilla; infant sister, Mary; brothers, Elmer, Reiny and Roderick; mother and father-in-law, Frank and Bernice (Holovnia) Gapinski; brother-in-law, Sylvester Gapinski; sister-in-law, Judy Gapinski. A Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa Gapinski will be held on Monday, April 14, 2008 at 11:00 AM at The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-8 PM with Prayer Service at 7:00 PM AT THE CHURCH. Interment will follow mass at St. Francis Cemetery. The Pallbearers will be Emily Lesser, Jessica Gapinski, Doug Gapinski, Rachel Gapinski, Bruce Manz, Ryan Gapinski, Sarah Drusch and Josie Gapinski. Serving the family¦

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