Mary Poole, 79Mary Ann Poole, 79, of Red Wing, passed away peacefully on Feb. 14 at Deer Crest surrounded by family.
Mary Ann Poole, 79, of Red Wing, passed away peacefully on Feb. 14 at Deer Crest surrounded by family.
She was born Oct. 8, 1932, to Richard and Lucille (Foster) Raebel. Mary attended Red Wing High School and graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1950. She married Allen Poole of Red Wing on July 15, 1950. Mary worked at Red Wing Shoe Company and retired in 1994 after 29 years.
She enjoyed horseback riding, reading, and tending to her flower garden. Mary and Allen also loved to travel, taking many trips to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Mary's greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Allen Poole; her children: Michael (Joyce) Poole, Scott (Robin) Poole, and Rory “Bo” (Marie) Poole, all of Red Wing; Robin (David) Patrick of Liberty Hill, Texas; and Shannon (Steve) Kearns of Bay City; her stepfather, Howard Enevold of Bay City; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and Tracy Smith of Red Wing.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Apostolic Gospel Church, 1329 Central Ave., Red Wing, with Rev. Robert Molberg officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Burnside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and at the church 1 hour prior to the service. The family is requesting that memorial donations be made to Fairview Red Wing Home Care and Hospice, Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, or Deer Crest.
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