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Katheryn Furlong

July 2, 1934 — September 15, 2020

Pengilly

Katheryn M. “Kay” Furlong

Kay Furlong, 86, longtime resident of Pengilly passed away Tuesday, September
15, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born July 2, 1934 to Edwin and Isabelle
(Hazelkamp) Anderson in Hibbing, MN. Kay attended Hibbing Schools, and later
graduated from Gustavus Adolphus. She was employed as a medical technologist with
Fairview. Kay entered the Sacrament of Marriage with Jerry Furlong on June 4, 1957.
She was a long-time volunteer in Hennepin and Itasca Counties as a guardian ad litem,
was active in Action through Churches Together in Grand Rapids and other charitable
organizations. Kay enjoyed cross stitching, knitting and quilting. Each grandchild
received a handmade gift from “Grandma Kay” when they were born. She also made
prayer shawls and blankets for those in need. Kay loved spending time at her Swan Lake
home, and enjoyed sharing her home with family and friends.
Kay is survived by her four children, William (Mary) Furlong, Edina, MN,
Michael (Cynthia) Furlong, Cambridge, MN, Thomas (Anne) Furlong, Chanhassen, MN,
and Daniel (Jane) Furlong, Lakeville, MN, sister, Carol Bryant, Arthur City, TX, sister-
in-law, Geraldine Anderson, Deer River, MN, 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren,
and 11 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jerry, parents, brother James
Anderson, brother-in-law, Philip Bryant, and her dear friend and cousin, Fr. Tom
Radaich.
Funeral services for Kay will be 1:00 pm Friday, September 25, 2020 at the
Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing, with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be at Dawn Valley Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington, MN, the
following day at 1:00 pm. The Furlong family would like to sincerely thank everyone at
Fairview Range Hospice and Home Instead Senior Care for the loving care they
provided. Memorials are preferred to Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5022,
Hagerstown, MD, 21741-9804.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 25, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 25, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Interment

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dawn Valley Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington

MN

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