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Mary K. Minnehan

Mary K. Minnehan Aug. 19, 1947 - Nov. 11, 2013

SPICER - Mary K. Minnehan, 66, of Spicer, died Monday, November 11th at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Her funeral will be 1:00 pm, Friday, November 15th at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials preferred to Amnesty International, 5 Penn Plaza 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Mary was born on August 19, 1947, in Breckenridge, Minnesota, the daughter of William P. and Leona G. Schermeister) Minnehan. She attended elementary and high school in Wahpeton, ND. She then attended Moorhead State University and graduated with a bachelors degree in English, speech and theatre. Mary later finished a Masters Degree in Secondary Education at St. Cloud State University. She taught in the St. Cloud Public School System at North Junior and Apollo High School for 20 years. She was selected for a temporary field staff position with Minnesota Education Association (MEA) for the Moorhead office where she served for 10 months before taking a permanent position in the Willmar office. She worked for MEA for 23 years, serving teachers and support staff, retiring in 2011.

Surviving are her sister, Fran Donley of Spicer; nephews, Scott Donley of Las Vegas, NV and Jason (and Vy Lam) Donley of Seattle, WA.

She was preceded in death by her parents.