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September 19, 2020

7/22/2020 9:57:00 AM
Mary Keffeler

Mary Ann Keffeler, 91, of Windom died July 19, 2020, at Pine View Assisted Living in Windom.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 2 p.m., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom with Father Pratap officiating.
Special music will be provided by Colleen Ortmann, organist; and Karen Keffeler, vocal soloist.
Casket bearers will be Jason Christopherson, Derek Drahos, Travis Timm, Justin Lawson, Garrett Gutheridge and Dustin Drahos.
Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in Windom.
Visitation will be held Friday at the church for one prior to the service.
Please be mindful of social distancing guidelines. St. Francis Xavier Church requires masks and to remain at least six feet apart from one another.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
Mary Ann Kasper was born Feb. 2, 1929, to Frank and Barbara (Duwenhoegger) Kasper in Iona. She graduated from St. Columbia High School, then took a course in business and secretarial work at Mankato Commercial College.
Mary Ann was employed at Carney Co. Inc., and later Metropolitan Farm Mortgages.
In 1952, Mary Ann married Lowell Timm at St. Columbia in Iona. Five years later, they moved to California with their four children - Paula, Randy, Susan and Richard. In California, they were blessed with two more children, Debra and Pamela.
Lowell was employed with Jewell Tea Company and Mary Ann worked at an insurance adjuster agency.
In 1964, Mary Ann and children returned to Iowa after her marriage to Lowell was dissolved. She worked at Campbell Soup in Worthington, then Lakefield Schools until retiring.
In 1981, Mary Ann married Robert "Bob" Keffeler in Lakefield. They enjoyed traveling the United States and visiting their children before Bob's death in 2008.
Following an accident, Mary Ann had been hospitalized, in a Fairmont nursing home and at Pine View Assisted Living in Windom.
Mary Ann was a longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom.
She enjoyed nature, flowers and birds, volunteering at the Windom Area Sharing Center and with Meals on Wheels. She also enjoyed shopping, playing cards and visiting casinos with family and friends.
In addition to her husbands, Lowell and Robert, Mary Ann was preceded in death by six brothers: John, James, Dale, Vick, Don and Robert Kasper.
Survivors include her six children: Paula (Rick) Gutheridge of Cass Lake, Randy (Mardell) Timm of Miltona, Susan (Tony) Drahos of Rochester, Richard Timm of Madelia, Debra (Peter) Wolff of Elysian and Pamela Timm of Blue Earth; 16 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

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