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Mary Ann Klasen

April 13, 1944 — July 29, 2022

St. Anthony, Minnesota

Mary Ann Klasen

Mary Ann Klasen, age 78 of St. Anthony, passed away unexpectedly from cancer on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 3 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Greg Miller, O.S.B. officiating. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church in St. Anthony. Parish prayers will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday evening at the church.

Mary Ann Klasen was born April 13, 1944 in St. Rosa, Minnesota. She attended Flowing Well School in Millwood Township and graduated from Melrose High School. She married David Klasen on October 19, 1963. They began farming in Freeport in 1964 and bought their farm in 1967, near St. Anthony, where they raised four boys. She created a wonderful home and farmed side by side with her loving husband. In later years, she worked for Hallmark. Mary Ann was an amazing cook and loved making chicken and dressing for her family. She enjoyed shopping, bowling, playing cards, bingo, pulling rippies, casino trips, but most importantly spending time with family. She was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church and Christian Mothers.

Survivors include sons, Randy (Mary) Klasen of Albany, Lee (Lois) Klasen of Inver Grove Heights, Glen (Julie) Klasen of Albany, and Patrick (Jill) Klasen of Albany; grandchildren, John (Marie), Kristi (Kevin), Kelly (Branden), Kassie, Rachel, Zachary (Samantha), Jack, Ben and Eli; great-grandchildren, Ella, Logan, Myla, Jacob, Lucas, Samuel, and Evelyn; brother, Larry (Elaine) Beuning of Freeport; sister, Marlene (Donald) Schmidt of Hoffman; and sister-in-law, Barb Beuning of Freeport.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, David; parents, Jerome and Lillian Beuning; mother and father in-law, Tony and Adella Klasen; and brother, Darrel Beuning.

Serving as casket bearers will be her grandchildren. Cross bearer, scripture bearer and honorary casket bearers will be her great- grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

St. Anthony Catholic Church (St. Anthony)

, Albany, MN 56307

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am

St. Anthony Catholic Church (St. Anthony)

, Albany, MN 56307

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

St. Anthony Catholic Church (St. Anthony)

, Albany, MN 56307

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