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Garry Lea Magoon

January 25, 1957 — January 6, 2023


Garry Lea Magoon, from Litchfield MN, passed away January 6, 2023. He was born in Minneapolis, MN, January 25, 1957, the 4th child to Roy and Donna Magoon (Anderson). Garry spent his early years in Minneapolis, Grove City and lastly on the farm in Dassel, MN.

Garry and Cindy Ringaman were married in 1975 and had two children, Cainan and Sheila.

Garry and Dawn (Weber) had been together since 1979 and were married in 1993. They moved to Detroit Lakes, MN where he worked for NWB. Garry worked in “communications” for cable companies, sometimes trimming trees and later was a pole inspector. His son Trevor was born in WI, and they were recently connected.

Garry and Dawn had their great adventure as pole inspectors living in their camper and traveling to Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, and California. The birth of their first grandchild Vincent brought them back to MN where they continued as pole inspectors in Minnesota and South and North Dakota.

Garry loved woodworking, fishing, hunting, gardening, and cooking. Many family members and friends received gifts from Garry that he made out in his shop.  

Garry was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Donna Magoon (Anderson), his brothers Glenn Magoon, Gregg Magoon, John Magoon, nephew Michael Magoon, and his grandson Vincent Beaudet. He is survived by his wife, Dawn Magoon, daughter Sheila Molina (Michael) MN, sons Cainan Magoon-Fortun (Teri ) MN and Trevor Dobrinska (JordAnne) AL. Grandchildren Anthony Neri, Draven Oberg, Nathaniel Fortun, Dominick Fortun, Gabriel Fortun, Gavin Molina and great grandchild Kai Beaudet. He is also survived by his siblings, foster sister, Nancy Londroche (Gerald) GA, Charles Magoon (Nancy) WI, Karen Mohlin (Dan) MN, Colleen Garrity (Tom) NH, Colette Bolster (Ken) MN, and Mark Magoon (Joyce) FL. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

                A Celebration of Life will take place on June 17th at Garry and Dawn’s home.

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