Mary C. Stanley
Mary C. Stanley, age 88 of Mankato, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Mankato.
A Celebration of Mary's Life will be Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Christ the King Lutheran Church 222 Pfau St. in Mankato, with Pastor John Petersen officiating. Interment will be at a later date.
The Stanley Family will greet friends on Friday morning for one hour prior to services at the church. Woodland Hills Funeral Home of Mankato is handling arrangements.
Mary Catherine was born on December 14, 1930 to Marius and Celia (Kramer) Sorensen in Lake Crystal, Minnesota. She graduated from Lake Crystal High School in 1947. Mary then furthered her education at Mankato Commercial College where she earned her degree in bookkeeping, graduating in 1949. On January 18, 1953 she was united in marriage to Roger W. Stanley. Mary and Roger raised their family in the Mankato area. For many years Mary and Roger were the Owner/Operators of Cutkosky & Jones, Inc. of Mankato selling and repairing J.I. Case farm and lawn equipment, retiring in 1978. After retirement Mary started Used Furniture Sales of Mankato and was also a receptionist at Jay's Outdoor Equipment and Repair in Mankato. Mary enjoyed a lively debate, and was always right! She also enjoyed a good Brandy Manhattan.
She is survived by her husband, Roger Stanley of Mankato; son, Paul Stanley of Mankato; daughter, Susan Hurry of New Brighton; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several brothers and sisters; many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; several brothers and sisters.
Published on December 3, 2019


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