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Mary Green

Mary Green

July 21, 1956-Nov. 19, 2013

Mary Eileen Green was born the daughter of John and Leocadia (Dulski) Dombeck on July 21, 1956 in Perham. She grew up on the family dairy farm north of Little Pine Lake, near Perham. Mary graduated from Perham High School and continued her education at Wadena Vocational School.

Mary worked at the Alexandria Echo Press newspaper for 31 years. She was an ad designer and received numerous awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association for her work. Mary enjoyed her job and the people she worked with.

Mary married the love of her life, Scott Green, November 27, 1982. The couple made their home in Alexandria. Mary cared deeply about family and was a loving mother to two sons, Trevor and Blaine.

Mary had a love for horses and raised several at their Alexandria hobby farm. Riding and showing her horses gave her great joy. She belonged to several saddle clubs, including the Minnewaska Riders. Mary had a passion for reading and enjoyed visiting the local library. Mary was also an excellent cook and learned her cooking skills from her mother.

Mary died peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 19, 2013, at 57 years of age. Her parents and sister, Deanna Lehmen preceded her in death.

Mary is survived by her loving husband, Scott Green of Alexandria Township; two sons, Trevor Green and friend, Emily Hauser, of Alexandria and Blaine Green and wife, Joanna, of Fargo; three brothers, Mike Dombeck and wife, Sandy, of Perham, Mark Dombeck and friend, Jeanette Ryker, of Perham and Joseph Dombeck of Norwood; two sisters, Virginia Nesges and husband, David, of New York Mills and Renee Snyder and husband, Larry DeWald, of New York Mills; sister-in-law, Sue Wandri and husband Richard, of Perham; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23 in Shalom Lutheran Church, Alexandria, with Reverend Grant Aaseng officiating.

Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at the Anderson Funeral Home and also one hour prior to Saturday's service at the church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson Funeral Home (