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Mary Ann Arnzen

July 29, 1933 — October 3, 2023

Melrose, Minnesota

Mary Ann Arnzen

Mary Ann C. Arnzen, age 90 of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at her home in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 10 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Mary Ann Catherine Vogel was born July 29, 1933 in Melrose, Minnesota to Joseph C. and Catherine (Poepping) Vogel. She graduated from Melrose High School and worked at the Melrose Hotel and Chick’s Supper Club. She was united in marriage to Elmer Arnzen on November 27, 1954 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Melrose. Mary Ann was primarily a homemaker while her children were young but later also worked at Pallansch Grocery.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose, where she served as a volunteer greeter and kitchen helper, Christian Mothers, and was a board member and volunteer at the Melrose Historical Society for many years. Mary Ann enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, watching sports on T.V., and feeding the birds.

Survivors include her children, Sandy (Mike) Zakrajshek of Sartell, Kenny (Pat) Arnzen of Sauk Centre, Brian Arnzen of Avon, and Brenda (Chad) Heitschmidt of Princeton; seven grandchildren, Eric, Corey, Morgan, Devin, Kali, Brittany, and Dalton; five great-grandchildren, Braxton, Jayde, Raegan, Krew, and Claire; and brother, Tom (Marlene) Vogel of Sartell.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Arnzen on May 11, 2013; parents; son, Kevin Arnzen in 1966; granddaughter, Angela; brothers and sisters, Loretta Kortan, Roman Vogel, Leander Vogel, Warner Vogel, Ervin Vogel, Elmer Vogel, Joseph Vogel, Eugene Vogel, and Lorraine Gangl; and an infant sister, Viola Vogel.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am

Saint Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Saint Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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