Marcia Jean Gannon

Marcia Jean Gannon, age 64, lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, MN passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, MN on Monday September 16, 2019 surrounded by family.

Marcia attended local schools in Grand Rapids, graduating from high school in 1973. Following high school, she married her husband of 40 years and the love of her life, Duane Gannon. Together they raised three sons.

Marcia enjoyed spending time with her family, including frequent family gatherings as well as family trips to Texas, Idaho, and Florida. She had a great passion for animals and loved to see children smile. Marcia loved the Itasca County Fair and was always excited to share her love of animals with children in the rabbit and children’s barns. She enjoyed socializing with friends and family playing trivia, card, and dice games.

Marcia was preceded in death by her parents, Donna (Hron) and Melvin Hauff; husband, Duane Elton Gannon; and son Ryan David Gannon.

She is survived by her sons Joseph and Jonathan; sisters, Diane (Rick Priebe) Blanchard, Teresa (Timothy) Roy, Janet (Thomas) Downing, and Debra (Kevin) Kutina; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN followed by the Memorial Services at 2:00 PM. Burial will be at Itasca-Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MN, following the service. Fr. Seth Goglin will officiate. A gathering of family and friends will follow at Janet Downing’s home located at 1604 SW 1st Avenue in Grand Rapids, MN.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit