Mary Walsh, 94Mary Charlotte Walsh, 94, of Red Wing, died Saturday, Feb. 4, at Potter Ridge.
Mary Charlotte Walsh, 94, of Red Wing, died Saturday, Feb. 4, at Potter Ridge.
She was born July 7, 1917, in Joplin, Mo., to William and Beatrice (Simpson) Dwyer. She moved to Faribault with her family and graduated from Faribault High School. On May 30, 1940, she married Martin “Red” Walsh at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Faribault. They lived in Faribault for a few years where she worked for Faribault Woolen Mills. In 1946, they moved to Red Wing, where she then worked for National Tea, the City Hospital, and for the City of Red Wing at City Hall. Martin died April 24, 1993. For the past year she has resided at Potter Ridge.
She was a member of the Church of St. Joseph in Red Wing and the Hiawatha Club. She enjoyed reading, then listening to books in her later years, and traveling, especially by train.
She is survived by four children, Bill (Ruth Ann) Walsh of Lakeside, Calif., Ken (Jackie) Walsh of Red Wing, Bob (Melody) Walsh of Hastings, and Candy (Lanny) Larsen of Hager City; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Pat (Harvey) Kuhlman of Faribault; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Mass of Resurrection will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Church of St. Joseph with Father Thomas M. Kommers presiding. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Faribault. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and for 1 hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday. Memorials preferred to Potter Ridge, St. Brigid's at Hi-Park or Fairview Red Wing Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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