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Mary Ann Wilson

Mary Ann Wilson, a 60 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Wednesday December 17, 2014. Born in Graceville, Minnesota, Mary Ann was 81 when she died. She was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church of Torrance. She graduated high school at St. Mary's Academy, Graceville, MN. Mary Ann began her career as a telephone operator at Pacific Bell in Glendale. She quit work to raise her family until her children were all in school. She went to work and retired from Northrop Grumman Corporation in 1994 after 26 years of service, working under many titles: telephone operator, telex operator and billing coordinator. Mary Ann is survived by her husband of 59 years, John William Wilson; daughters, Kathy (Mike) Brinda and Donna Wilson; sons John Jr. (Myra) and Jim (Cynthia); her brothers, Mike (Lynn) and Sylvester (Pat) Fischer, and sisters, Veronica (Roy) Kuehn and Louise Maher; five grandchildren: Mark, Erika, David, Matthew and Emily; great granddaughter, Mia, and another great granddaughter, Dakota, due in February. Vigil will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at 7pm. Mass will be the next day at noon, followed by a reception in the Church Hall. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Redondo Beach Victims Beach Fund . Please go to Rice Mortuary's website, www.lafuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services. Check back to view the online Video Tribute. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. Rice Mortuary
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Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 2, 2015
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