Mae Margaret <I>Meister</I> Monsen

Mae Margaret Meister Monsen

Birth
Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 Oct 2008 (aged 86)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Lyle, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 30574191 · View Source
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LEROY -- A memorial service for Mae Monsen will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Little Cedar Lutheran Church in Adams, with the Rev. Shari Mason officiating. Burial will be in Six Mile Grove Cemetery in rural Lyle.

Mrs. Monsen, 86, of LeRoy died Friday (Oct. 10, 2008) at Sunrise Cottages in Rochester.

Mae Margaret Meister was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Osage, Iowa. She was a 1940 graduate of Adams High School and married Joseph K. Monsen on Dec. 12, 1942, at the St. Olaf Lutheran Parsonage in Austin. The couple moved to a farm near Taopi in 1946.

Mrs. Monsen was a farm homemaker, but prior to that had worked at Hormel Foods Corp. in Austin and cleaned homes. In retirement, she worked at the Tree House. She was a founding member of the Lodi Farmeretts, was a member of Little Cedar Lutheran Church, and was active in church circles, fundraisers, and Lutheran Brotherhood. She loved playing cards and games, crocheting, baking and cooking, dancing, bowling, and gardening.

She is survived by three daughters, Gloria Heathman Aanonson (Leland) of Rose Creek, Carol Agee of Rochester and Lori (Kirk) Baumbach of Byron; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a stepgreat-granddaughter; five brothers, Melvin Meister of Bella Vista, Ark., Luther (Ruby) Meister of Austin, Vern Meister of Rochester, Roy (Gladys) Meister of Bloomington, Minn., and Dean Meister of Le Center, Minn., and a sister, Daisy (Curtis) Larson of Austin. She was preceded in death by her husband on June 14, 1999, a granddaughter, two sisters and four brothers.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hindt Funeral Home in LeRoy` and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church in Adams.


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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 14 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30574191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mae Margaret Meister Monsen (18 Sep 1922–10 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30574191, citing Six Mile Grove Cemetery, Lyle, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .