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Mary Lou Dinndorf

1943 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Mary Lou Dinndorf Obituary
Mary Lou Dinndorf, 69

of Blaine, formerly of Albany

Dec. 10, 1943 - March 3, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Lou Dinndorf, age 69, of Blaine formerly of Albany, will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Father Michael Naughton will officiate and burial will take place in the parish cemetery following the service. Mary Lou died late Sunday night at Mercy Hospital surrounded by her son and daughter. There will be a visitation from 4:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, March 7th at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany and again after 9:00 AM until the time of service on Friday, March 8th at the church. Arrangements are being made with Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Home in Albany.

Mary Lou was born on December 10, 1943 in Melrose to Edwin and Levina (Moening) Thull. She grew up on the family farm with her two brothers and spent a lot of time with her cousins. After high school, Mary Lou married Martin John Dinndorf and together they raised two children in Albany. She had a sweet disposition and a positive outlook. Mary Lou seldom complained and gave selflessly to others. She enjoyed line dancing, playing cards, and was a big Twins fan. Mary Lou was known for her baking, especially her french silk pies and spritz cookies. She loved being a part of the Monthly Dinner Group and traveling with her "cruzin' buddies" Becky, Jeanette, and Rosie, and her family. Mary Lou spent her career as a legal assistant at Meyer, Meyer, and Pottratz in Melrose before retiring in 2006.

Mary Lou is survived by her children Dean (Dana) Dinndorf, Welch; Gina (Greg) Pfeifer, Andover; her brothers Leroy (Dorothy) Thull, St. Cloud; Melvin Thull, St. Cloud; her grandchildren Kelsey, Alex, Kayleen, Jackson, and Emma; her in-laws Marilyn (Marty) Ritter, Joanne (Greg) Johnson, David (Darlene) Dinndorf, Ann Marie (Wayne) Spanier; her nieces, nephews, and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Martin in 1987; her parents Edwin and Levina Thull; and an infant granddaughter Katelyn Pfeifer.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 6, 2013
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