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Margaret "Candy" Laurent
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Obituary for Margaret "Candy" Laurent

Margaret “Candy” Laurent, age 86 of New Prague, formerly of Chaska, entered eternal life on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Kingsway Assisted Living in Belle Plaine, MN.
Candy was born on January 23, 1931, in St. Paul, MN, the daughter of James and Elizabeth (Gallahue) Gormley. She married Gilbert Laurent on April 30, 1960, in St. Paul.
Candy was a fan of the MN Twins, enjoyed playing cards, polka music, and shopping. In high school she was active in the marching band as a majorette. Candy had a wonderful sense of humor.
Candy was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert; son, Bill; and first husband, Al Johnson.
She is survived by children, Steve (Martha), David (Michelle), Carol (Wayne Ingram), Paul (Brenda), Jerry (Lisa); 18 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Jim Gormley (Marlene); many nieces and nephews.

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Parish Center at the Church of St. Mark

350 South Atwood Street
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379





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Saints Joachim & Anne in the Church of St. Mark

350 South Atwood Street
Shakopee, MN 55379

Private family interment will be held at the Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee, MN.

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Catholic Cemetery

803 10th Avenue West
Shakopee , MN 55379

Memorial Contribution

Church of St. Mark

2700 – 17th Avenue
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

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