Mary A. <I>Stier</I> Winkels

Mary A. Stier Winkels

Birth
Grand Meadow, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Nov 2004 (aged 74)
Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
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OBITUARY-
Mary Ana Stier Winkels, 74, of Bloomington, Minn., formerly of Adams, Minn., died Nov. 6, 2004, due to complications of Alzheimer's disease.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Della and Frank Stier; brothers, Russ and Bob Stier; and son, Francis Winkels.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Carl J.; children, John of Kansas City, Mary (Tony Sinner) of Bloomington, Margaret of Bloomington, Christopher (Ellen Roeder) of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Pace and Kieran Winkels, Gabriel, Elias and Phoebe Sinner.
Mary was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Grand Meadow, Minn. She attended the Minneapolis School of Barbering and set up barbershops in Grand Meadow and Adams. She moved to Adams after her marriage and lived there for 45 years.
Mary was a homemaker, mother, friend and outstanding caregiver. She always put others first, helping and supporting those in need. She had an enthusiasm and zest for life and was always game to tackle a new project. Mary knew how to make people feel special and loved. She received the McKnight Award in 1992 for the care of people living with AIDS. She was active in the community and the Minneapolis Archdiocesan AIDS Ministry.
A special thank you to all those who helped care for Mary: The staff of Meadow Woods Assisted Living in Bloomington, Minn., Lily, Destiny, Jody and Louise from Visiting Angels, the Adult Day Center at MLM, Fairview Home Care and Hospice and Drs. Schindler and Sandler.
Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 11 from noon to 2 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. funeral mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, Minn. There will be a reception following the service. Private burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Minnesota AIDS Project or the Alzheimer's Association, which can be sent to Margaret Winkels, 1337 Park Road, Bloomington, MN 55425.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 23 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11597738
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary A. Stier Winkels (31 Aug 1930–6 Nov 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11597738, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .