A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Nov. 5, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie with Father Jerry Nordick officiating.
Mary was born Oct. 21, 1954, in Little Falls to the late Ole and Mary (Bushey) Nelson. She grew up and attended country school in the Freedhem area. Mary was united in marriage to Steven Doust and later married Bruce Stiller Dec. 27, 2009, in Little Falls. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, camping, fishing and agate hunting. Mary worked at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls for 10 years. She was a person who was always willing to try anything and she truly loved life.
Mary is survived by husband, Bruce Stiller of Little Falls; son, Justin (Melissa) Doust of St. Cloud; daughter, Andrea (James) Graves of Little Falls; brothers, David Nelson of Royalton, Steven (Shirley) Nelson of Little Falls and Richard (Martha) Nelson of Pierz; sisters, Margaret Nelson of Little Falls, Gloria Nelson of Little Falls, Barb (Bill) Jacquemart of Rice and Evelyn Loidolt of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Dylan, Chelsea, Trista, Brandon, Kayla, Jayden and Jaycee.
Mary was preceded in death by parents, Ole and Mary Nelson.
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