Marian Sophie Mees

Marian Sophie Mees

Birth
Willow Creek, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Jul 2012 (aged 82)
Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Dexter, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 94902889 · View Source
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Marian Sophie Mees, daughter of Herbert and Sophie (Kietzer) Mees, was born March 11, 1930 in Pleasant Mound Township, Willow Creek, MN. She passed away at the Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea on July 29, 2012. She was 82 years old.

In 1934 she moved to a farm in the Dexter, MN area where she grew up. She was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in February 1955 by Rev. Norman Sauer. She was a lifelong member of the congregation and active in the Ladies Group.

In 1979 after the passing of her father, Marian and her mother moved to Elkton, MN where she lived until moving to the Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea in 1994. Marian enjoyed being able to clean house, mow the lawn, do ‘paint-by-number' with her feet, and work in the garden. She learned to write with her feet, and later loved typing on her electric typewriter, also using her feet. She wrote many letters to friends and relatives. She was able to learn to read with the help of a tutor when she was an adult. She loved to read. Church was very important to Marian. She was also a big Twins fan.

Survivors include 1 brother, Elvern (Beverly) Mees of Elkton, MN, and 1 sister, Vallene (Gerald) Knutson of Albert Lea, MN; several nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Sophie Mees, a brother Wayne Mees, and infant sister Donna Mees.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday August 1, 2012 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dexter, with Rev. David Fleischmann officiating. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service.

Obituary and photo from Worlein Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 6 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 94902889
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marian Sophie Mees (11 Mar 1930–29 Jul 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 94902889, citing Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Dexter, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .