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Catherine May, of LeSueur, Minnesota was born on June 23, 1919 in St. Nicholas, Minnesota to William and Anna Post and died November 26, 2017, at the age of 98 in LeSueur. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church in LeSueur. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery. There will be a C.C.W. Rosary beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday at the Kolden Funeral Home with the visitation continuing until 8 p.m. The visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Anne's Church one hour prior to the Mass.
She attended St. Boniface School in Cold Spring, Minnesota and graduated from Le Sueur High School in 1941. Catherine and Carol P. May were married on October 4th of that same year. Catherine enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles, reading, gardening, cooking and baking. She worked at Green Giant, Nelson's Bakery, and did catering, decorating beautiful wedding cakes, cookies, etc.for numerous special occasions and celebrations. She was a volunteer at St. Anne's School for seven years, assisting children in the various academic areas. She is survived by, Son, Paul and wife Sharon (Svihel) May, Chaska; Grandchildren, Kevin and Amy (Canfield) Mayfield, Eden Prairie, Eric and Lisa (Rasmussen) May, Belle Plaine, Paulette and Mike Pulkrabek, Jordan, and Virginia and Brett Stejskal, Shakopee and 14 Great Grandchildren, Lucy Mayfield, David, Derek, Devin and Dylan May, Andrew, Lance and Mallary Anne Ripplinger, Bryanna, Christopher and Alana Pulkrabek, Brittany, Allison and Coleton Stejskal. Two brothers, Waldemar Post, Inver Grove Hts. and Jerome and wife Phyllis Post of St. Cloud, and many nieces and nephews. Catherine was preceeded in death by her husband, Carol in 1996, by one infant Grandson, Timothy May; brothers, Carl, Sylvester, Al, Joseph, Dennis, William and Lawrence, one infant brother, Donald; sisters, Mary Ann Spanos, Elizabeth Ann Mertin, Therese Anna Lansing.
Published on November 28, 2017
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