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Greg Farrell

d. July 22, 2017

Greg Robert Farrell Greg Robert Farrell, age 58, of Lyle, passed away Saturday July 22, 2017 at his home in rural Lyle. Greg was born April 20, 1959 in Austin, Minnesota to Robert and Retha Farrell. He grew up in the Brownsdale area and was baptized at the Church of Christ in Austin, MN in 1975 and graduated from Hayfield High School in 1977. On January 23, 1982, he was united in marriage to Anita Vogt at Queen of Angel's in Austin, Minnesota. The couple lived in south central Minnesota near Blooming Prairie while Greg worked at MHF Inc for most of his life and the couple raised a family together. In 2004, they moved to Lyle, Minnesota. Greg enjoyed working on tractors and going to swap meets to see what kinds of treasures he could find. He loved to work with his hands and garden and took great pride in his vegetable garden he grew with his family every year. Greg also loved to feed and watch the squirrels and birds, especially Cardinals & Hummingbirds, with his grandchildren. Survivors include his mother, Retha, Austin, MN ; wife, Anita, Lyle MN; Daughter Heidi Adams, Omaha, NE; Daughter, Alisha (Adam) Meyer, Austin, MN ; Son, Zachary Farrell, Lyle, MN; Brother, Doug (Rebecca) Farrell, Austin, MN , sister, Deanna (Dale) Krukow, Emmons, MN; four grandchildren, Laura, Haylie, Heather and Bob; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents; father Robert, his brother Terry, and his sister LeAnne. A funeral service will be celebrated 11 am on Friday July 28, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church of Dexter with Pastor Novacek officiating. There will be visitation on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home from 4-7 pm where friends and family may call. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery the following Monday for family. Memorials are preferred over flowers Condolences may be left online at

Service Information


Thursday, July 27 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Friday, July 28 2017
11:00 AM

Zion Lutheran Church
66632 300th St. S
Dexter MN 55926

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