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Age 97 of Rochester MN left us on Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 at Samaritan Bethany Nursing Home.
Marie was born June 7, 1920 in Milwaukee WI, the oldest of eight children of James and Alice (Jewison)Mulcahey. She grew up on the family farm outside of Janesville MN and graduated from Janesville
High School.
On June 7, 1941, she married Everette A (Max) Maxwell in Chicago, IL. The couple lived in Chicago, Marysville MO, Los Angeles CA and Mankato MN before settling in Rochester in 1955.
Marie was one of the first employees of Stouffer's Restaurant in Chicago. She worked for a number of years at the Kahler Hotel Coffee Shop. She was involved in a number of family businesses and was a realtor with the family firm, Maxwell Realty. Marie was an early member of St Pius X Catholic Church and the Church Sorority, as well as a frequent volunteer at the Dorothy Day Hospitality House.
She is survived by her children: R Patrick (Molly) of Minnetonka, James (Phyllis) of Derby KS, Rosemarie Navarro of Perry IA, Gregory (Brenda) of Rochester, 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and her Sibling, Sr. Germaine Mulcahey of Mankato plus many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Max, an infant daughter Theresa, her parents, her sister Margaret Ann Lynch and her five brothers Robert, Gerald, James, Bert and Patrick.
Marie's life will be celebrated at St Ann's Catholic Church in Janesville MN on Sat, Feb 24, 2018. Visitation at 10AM, Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM. Memorials preferred to the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato. Online condolences and remembrances are welcome at memorialwebsites.legacy.com
Published on February 16, 2018
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