|11/10/2009 9:33:00 AM|
Agnes E. Mallery
StaffAgnes E. Mallery, age 88, of Shafer MN passed away Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Camilia Rose Care Center in Coon Rapids MN.
Agnes was born the daughter of Albert and Rosa (Quelland) Williams in Minneapolis MN. Agnes Evelyn Williams was united in marriage to William B. Mallery. Agnes's first love was farming. She and William started their first registered Jersey Herd in the 1940's. In 1950 they purchased a farm in Coon Rapids, MN, they then moved to the present farm in 1960. She is very proud to have her two sons and a grandson still continue farming. Mallery Jerseys have been exhibited at the Minnesota State Fair for 50 years.
In 1977 Agnes and her sister Margaret started the Camilia Rose Care Center in Coon Rapids, MN. She found great joy in the many friendships she formed with the residents and their families. She also loved and appreciated the entire staff at Camilia Rose.
Agnes is survived by her loving family: two sons and three daughters Rose Anderson of Shafer, MN, Mary (Wayne) Johnson of Shafer, MN, Bill (Barbara) Mallery of Shafer, MN, Bonnie (Larry) Houger of Center City, MN, Joe (Nancy) Mallery of Shafer, MN; nine grandchildren and their spouses; 20 great-grandchildren; sister Margaret of Coon Rapids, MN; two sisters-in-law Minnie Gerino of Denver, CO, Laura Mallery of Lakeville, MN; a cousin Einar Mattson of Garrison, MN; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Rosa Williams; husband William B. Mallery; brother Gahard Williams; 2 grandsons Jimmy and Brad Mallery.
Funeral Service Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the First Lutheran Church in Taylors Falls, MN. Rev. Mark Woeltge celebrant of the service. A memorial service will be held Nov. 13 at Camilia Rose. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom, MN and one hour prior to the service at Church. Casket Bearers Peter Gusick, Tim Houger, Todd Houger, Erik Johnson, Bobbie Jo Mallery, Jeff Mallery, Tina Midtling and Chad Reemtsma.
Arrangements with the Grandstrand Funeral Home 651-257-4000. www.grandstrandfh.com.