Dec. 14, 1938-March 24, 2012
Mary E. Myren, 73, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo.
Mary Ellen Myren was born on December 14, 1938 in St. Paul. She grew up and attended school in Winona, Minn. On October 28, 1961 she was united in marriage to LeRoy A. Myren in St. Paul. Because of LeRoy's service in the Air Force they lived in various places before moving to Detroit Lakes in 1975.
They owned and operated the Highway 59 Motel in Detroit Lakes until 1985. Mary worked at Norby's in Detroit Lakes for 25 years.
Mary enjoyed fishing, gardening, arts and crafts, counted cross-stitching, crocheting, and her cats. She will also be remembered as an excellent cook.
Surviving Mary are her husband, Leroy; one daughter, Vicky (Les) Lindsay of Wyndmere, N.D.; three sons, George Myren of Detroit Lakes, James (Theresa) Myren of Milwaukee, Wis., and Vincent Myren of Waukesha, Wis.; six grandchildren, Rachel Myren, Jordan Myren, Allyson Lindsay, Ryan Lindsay, Katherine Myren and Vincent Myren.
Preceding Mary in death were her parents, George and Verna (Stanislawski) Pelowski.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 30, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.
A mass of Christian burial is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes.
Interment will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Camp Ripley, Minn.
Those wanting to share memories and condolences online may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.