Mary Kaye Martinson, 80
July 7, 1933 - May 23, 2014
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Mary Martinson, age 80, who died Friday at her home. Burial will be at 6:00 p.m. Saturday at The Calvary Cemetery, in Morris, MN.
Relatives and friends may gather 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Saturday in the St. Boniface Church Narthex, Cold Spring, MN.
Mary was born in Sioux Falls, SD to Robert and Catherine (Ziegler) Schneider. She married Robert "Bob" Martinson on August 18, 1953. Mary was a teacher and dedicated mother to her nine children. She served as a substitute teacher at various local schools, and was a devoted member of St. Boniface Parish. She loved to garden, bowl and golf.
Survived by her daughter, Nancy DesMarais; sons, Steven (Patricia), Thomas (LeaAnn), Tim (Susan), James (Linda), William, Robert Jr. (Aileen), and Isaac; nineteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Pat Hintze, Robert (Chloe) Schneider, Kathy (Dean) Fitzler, Bill (Patty) Schneider, and Colleen (Bill) Holiday.
Preceded in death by her husband, Bob (2009); daughter, Susan; granddaughter, Megan; brother, Jim Schneider.
Wenner Funeral Home
600 Red River Avenue South Cold Spring, MN 56320
Published in the St. Cloud Times on May 25, 2014