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Mary Anne Minzel Sept. 27, 1954 - Dec. 15, 2008

MANKATO -- Mary Anne Minzel, 54, of Mankato died Monday at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital after a battle with cancer.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church in Mankato. Burial will be in Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born Sept. 27, 1954, in Willmar to Luvern and Alice (Anderson) Smith. She graduated from Willmar public schools in 1972.

She married Robert Minzel in October 1972. They moved to Mankato. She worked at ISJ in Central Supply, National Poly Products, Security State Bank and Minnesota Valley Action Council.

She is survived by her husband; daughter: Jennifer (and Aaron) Pfeffer of Mankato, one grandson; her mother of Mankato; siblings: Linda (and Tim) Leopold of Galesville, Wis., Doug Smith of Minneapolis and Larry (and Jackie) Smith of Hutchinson.

She was preceded in death by her father.