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Elizabeth Gabriella Trusty

Elizabeth Gabriella Trusty

Elizabeth Gabriella (Klaras) Trusty was born on March 24th, 1944. She was the youngest daughter of James and Barbara (Andert) Klaras. Elizabeth grew up in St. James, Minnesota and graduated from St. James High School in 1962. She married Donald Trusty on December 10th, 1966 at St Mathias Catholic Church. Elizabeth was a member of St Mathias Catholic Church and St. Mathias Christian Mothers.

Elizabeth enjoyed meeting and talking with all people. There were no strangers in her life, only friends she had not yet met.

She was a loving mother and very devoted wife. Elizabeth will be greatly missed by her husband, Donald; her children, Philip (PJ) and Coni Trusty, Klaras and Duane Luithle all of Ft. Ripley; 3 granddaughters; 2 great grandsons; brothers, Jerry Klaras of Hoyt Lakes, John and Joyce Klaras of South Carolina, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Barbara Klaras; brothers, James, Robert and Richard Klaras; sisters, Barbara Gosen and Romana Posch; grandson, Dominic Trusty; and her father and mother-in-law, Chalmer and Ella Trusty.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at St. Mathias Catholic Church with Father Paul Strommer and Deacon Mike Koecheler officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd. Burial will be in Fort Ripley Cemetery.

Arrangements with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.