Fay Ulrich


Kathleen Fay (Monson) Ulrich, 86, of Bagley, MN, died on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab in Bagley, MN.  Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bagley, Minnesota. Interment will be held at Bagley City Cemetery. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements.

Fay was born on August 3, 1935 in New Sweden Township, MN to J. Arnold and Florence (Lewellen) Monson. She graduated from Winthrop High School. Fay married Roger Ulrich on October 3, 1953 in Winthrop, MN at her family’s farm home. Fay became a homemaker extraordinaire who loved and excelled in all aspects of canning, cooking, sewing, and raising her children. After living in a few different cities in Southern Minnesota, the family bought a hobby farm in New Prague, MN and took a liking to the farming life. Ultimately, Roger and Fay decided to move to Bagley, MN, where they settled down.  She is survived by her children, Joy (Gary) Eck, Danny (Mary) Ulrich, Doug (Jackie) Ulrich, Dean (Janice) Ulrich, Julie (Keith) Roberts, and Jennifer (Eric) Kjensrud; her sister, Cecelia Eliason; 25 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other loved family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Ulrich; her parents, J. Arnold and Florence Monson; her grandson, Michael Roberts; her great granddaughter, Kia Sanford; her daughter-in-law, Carla Ulrich; her siblings, Carol (Paul) Young, Merlyn (Donna) Monson, Darroll Monson, Janice Kuphal, and Roland Monson.  Messages of condolence may be sent to

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