Age 74, of Burnsville Passed away peacefully at her home on February 17, 2014. Mary Ellen enjoyed her 45 plus years of foster care. Preceded in death by her husband, William; siblings, Reinhard (Theresa) Kreuser, and Dorothy (Myles) Kes. Survived by her children, Bill Connelly, Cathy (Dave) Callaway, Debbie (Bert) Lindsey, Laurie Ostertag, Christian (Angel) Martin, Eve, Michelle and Megan Connelly, Fred Larson and Annie Peterson; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Clem Kreuser, and Verena Streefland and other loving relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12 Noon, Friday, February 21, 2014 at Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 E. Cliff Rd., Burnsville, MN with visitation from 4-7 PM on Thursday (2/20) at White Funeral Home, 20134 Kenwood Tr., Lakeville (952-469-2723) and also 1 hr. prior to Mass at church. Interment at the St. John Baptist Cemetery, Savage, MN. Memorials will be donated to Special Olympics.

Funeral Home

White Funeral Home - Lakeville
20134 Kenwood Trail  Lakeville, MN 55044

Published in Pioneer Press on Feb. 19, 2014