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Mary J. True, age 83 of North Mankato, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Mankato.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church in North Mankato, with Pastor Dan Horn officiating. Interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato.
Visitation will be on Friday morning for one hour prior to services at church. Woodland Hills Funeral Home of Mankato is handling arrangements.
Mary was born November 17th, 1933 to Lorna and Arthur Heimann in Tracy, Minnesota. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1951. On December 28th 1955 she was united in marriage to Robert D. True at the First Congregational Church in Mankato. Mary worked many different jobs through the years but found her role as loving wife, mother and grandmother to be the most enjoyable and rewarding. Mary loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed cards, camping, bridge, reading, volleyball, visiting with friends and neighbors and helping those in need. Mary was a loving, kind, and generous woman who touched the lives of many. Mary will be deeply missed by her family and by all of those who knew her.
She is survived by her loving family; husband of 61 years, Bob; daughters, Kris (Rich) Kopesky, Karen (Craig) Smith, Janine (Tom) Lohman; son, Rob (Ann) True; 10 grandchildren, Megan (Gretchen), Craig (Jessica), Scott (Laura), Kyle, Charlie, Nicole, Molly, Max, Grace, and Jack & great grandchild, Ellie; sister, Shirley Thul; by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Heimann; brothers-in-law, Dale Thul, Charles True, Howard True, Donald David True; sister-in-law, Merritt Johnston.
Published on May 24, 2017
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