Hazel M. "Dolly” Garrity, 80, of Eveleth, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999, in Arrowhead Health Care Center in Eveleth.
She was born Feb. 10, 1919, in Knapp, Minn., to Erik A. and Jenny (Harkonen) Kantola. She married Robert G. Garrity Sr. on May 6, 1939, in Waverly, Iowa. She was a homemaker and had been a resident of Eveleth since 1957. She was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church and was an avid card player.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Sr., and her children, James Garrity of Minneapolis, Diane (Ed) Hyppa of Eveleth, Robert Garrity Jr. and Jeanne (Bruce) Jordahl, both of Gilbert, Rick (Gayle) Garrity of St. Cloud, Denise (Jim) Reid of Fairbault, Minn., and Michael Garrity of Minneapolis; nine grandchildren, Linda (Bob) Benson, Greg (Lori) Hyppa, Sue Johnson, Roberta (Curt) Schley, Erik Jordahl, Katie Garrity, Jennifer Reid, Heather Reid and Danielle Reid; six great-grandchildren; and one niece, Marilyn (Paul) Gage, of Jacobson, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a sister; and a great-granddaughter, Kendra Rae Hyppa.