Obit: Harriet E. Trick

Harriet Elizabeth Trick, age 84, of Minneapolis,  passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at Bryn Mawr Health Care Center in Minneapolis. Memorial services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 at Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America, with interment following in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Norwood Young America, Minnesota. Clergy officiating: Pastor David Winter; organist: Rita Luecke; congregational hymns: “Amazing Grace” and “Be Still My Soul.”

Harriet Elizabeth Trick was born on April 5, 1928 in Plato, the daughter of Otto and Irene (Stenzel) Trick. Harriet was baptized as an infant on April 15, 1928 by Pastor Abraham at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America. Harriet lived with her family until she was 19 years old. At that time, she moved to Faribault State Hospital where she lived for the next 20 years. In 1968, she moved to St. Peter State Hospital. In 1991, Harriet moved to Community Living, Inc., an intermediate care facility for developmentally disabled persons in Victoria. On Dec. 13, 1995, Harriet moved to Elim Home, a nursing home for elderly residents in Watertown, and the staff there managed her care. On May 7, 1996, Harriet moved to the Queen Care Center in Minneapolis and was transferred to Bryn Mawr Health Care Center in April of 2000, due to the closure of Queen Care Center. Harriet had three sisters and two brothers. Her sisters would visit her occasionally and she would recognize them and hold her hands out to greet them. Harriet passed away
at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 22 days. Blessed be her memory.

Harriet is preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Irene Trick; brothers, Howard Trick, Otto Trick, Jr., sister, Margaret “Maggie” Burandt.

Harriet is survived by her: sisters, Gloria Ware of Waconia, Phyllis Livingston of Norwood Young America; nephews, Jeff Trick of Waconia, Scott Trick and his wife, Patty, of Eagan; niece, Kathy McNeely and her husband, Tim, of Woodbury; sister-in-law, Carol Trick and her special friend, John Washtock, of Aitkin, Minn.; other relatives and friends.

Arrangements were with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Norwood Young America. Online obituaries and guest book available at