Yvonne Elizabeth (LeClaire) Harper

June 7, 1932 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
Obituary Image


Yvonne Elizabeth Harper, 91, of Monticello passed away on July 6, 2023 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

  She was born in Saint Paul on June 7, 1932 and grew up in Chippewa Falls, WI. She was united in marriage to her husband Jerry on April 19, 1949. Yvonne is survived by her children Jerry Jr. (Cathy), Gail Matson (Rudy), Debby (Loren) Monson, Juanita Harper, Michael (Liz), Kelly (Rob) Carter, Casey (Corrine); 11 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. Preceding Yvonne in death are husband Jerry; children Steven, Timothy, Patricia; and grandson Sean.

  Yvonne retired from Tennant Company in Minneapolis and moved to their 60 acre farm in Flensburg. She loved her 4 footed horse friends and first began riding them at 50 years old and continued her love of horseback riding well into her 80’s.  Her other pastimes that brought her joy were reading, quilting, knitting and embroidery work.

   A memorial service will be held at Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel, 250 E. Broadway Street, Monticello, MN on Monday, July 17th, 2023 at 11:30AM with visitation 1 hour prior to service. A luncheon will follow at the Monticello American Legion . Arrangements by Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel, Monticello. 763-295-2918. (


***The memorial will be streamed and can be accessed by clicking the blue button below this obituary and entering passcode 085479 at the time of service.***

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Yvonne Elizabeth (LeClaire) Harper, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Yvonne Elizabeth (LeClaire) Harper?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Yvonne's memory.


July 17, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway Street
Monticello, MN 55362

Memorial Service
July 17, 2023

11:30 AM
Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway Street
Monticello, MN 55362

Video is available for this event


© 2023 Peterson Grimsmo Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility