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Catherine “Cathy” Mary Poirier was born July 16, 1955, in Waverly, MN; the daughter of Arthur Poirier and Rosalie (Salonek) Henning. Her last residence was at Hidden Cove apartments in Buffalo, MN. She spent many years in Chaska, MN as well.

Cathy was a graduate of Buffalo High School. Following high school, she attended Hennepin Technical College. She was last employed at Supervalu at their region office in Hopkins, MN.

She spent many hours doing yarn crafts like crocheting and knitting; she also enjoyed sewing and playing with her cat, Cosmo. Cathy grew roses and tomatoes on her deck. She usually attended a girl’s night out with her friends from work once a month. She cherished spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her grandparents, she is preceded in death by her father, Arthur; step-father, Marvin Henning, and her sister-in-law, Jeannie (Pierson) Poirier.

She is survived by her mother, Rosalie; siblings, Carol (Gary) Dietel, Gary Poirier, Clayton (Cathy Segler) Poirier, Donald (Trang Hoang) Poirier, Stephen Poirier, Donna (Nick) Dietel, Dennis Poirier, and Charles (Barb Moore) Poirier; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, MN. Inurnment to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted. Online condolences may be directed to

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  1. Jeff & Debbie Cardinal

    Clayton & Cathy & family; Jeff & I are so sorry for your loss! Our deepest sympathy to you all. May the memories that mean the most to you live forever in your heart.


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