Mary Ann Susag, 79

Mary Ann (Huebner) Susag, of Siren, Wis., and Richfield, died March 22, 2012.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 3, at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 215 S. 8th St., Minneapolis. Visitation is Monday, April 2 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel, 6527 Portland Ave. S., Richfield, and one hour prior to Mass at the church. Interment will be at the Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to League of Catholic Women or to St. Olaf Catholic Church.

Mary Ann was born in Little Falls, Sept. 24, 1933, to Charles and Marie (St. John) Huebner. Mary was a graduate of St. Francis High School and St. Cloud State Teachers College. She taught on the Red Lake Indian Reservation and at Nokomis Junior High School in Minneapolis. Mary was an active community volunteer in numerous organizations: president, Assumption Church Parish Council; board member, Friends of Augsburg Park Library; board secretary, League of Catholic Women; president, Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers Auxiliary; secretary, Norsota Lodge of Sons of Norway; secretary, Norwegian National League of Minnesota; board member, Academy of Holy Angels; member, Assumption Christian Women; volunteer, Meals on Wheels; Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader and den mother.

Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, Russell; children Amy (Michael) Maynard, Anne, Kathryn (Urban) Bauer, John, Karen (Sharon), James (Kimberly); grandchildren Karl and Megan Bauer, Zachary and Noah Susag; Bradley, Grace, Thomas and Andrew Susag; sister Geraldine (Ronald) Peterson.