MARY JEAN MILLER REEDYMary Jean Miller Reedy, of Duluth, died on June 3, 2012 at Essentia St. Mary's Medical Center.
Mary Jean Miller Reedy, of Duluth, died on June 3, 2012 at Essentia St. Mary's Medical Center.
Mary was born on July 8, 1917 to Joseph and Anna Glas Miller.
Mary attended St. James School where she later helped start the library and graduated from Denfeld High School in 1933. Mary worked at the Kleerflax for 13 years and at the St. Louis County Probation Office for 26 years.
Throughout her life, Mary was always interested in helping others. This interest earned her the Port Cities Woman of the Year Award in 1996. She was active in AARP being president for several years. She was president and vice president of the 20th Century Club, president of the Minnesota Business and Professional Woman's Club and active in the Duluth Woman's Club including Tour of Homes Chairperson. Mary volunteered and was on the board of Essentia St. Mary's Auxiliary and was a dedicated volunteer for the Tree of Lights. She was president of Chris Jensen auxiliary and volunteered at St. Scholastica Monastery. Mary was an active member of American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lena, Theresa, Ruby Miller, Anna Ceyborske, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Blom ; and brothers, John and Henry Miller.
She is survived by daughters Mary Lea (Larry Ryder) Reedy and of New Prague and niece Nancy (Larry) Anderson of Hermantown; special friend, Bud Quick; and many dear friends and relatives.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Duluth Woman's Club. There will be a memorial service in New Prague on Wednesday, June 27 at Bruzek's Funeral Home.
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