MARY ELIZABETH (ANDERSON) KATZMAREKMary Elizabeth (Anderson) Katzmarek, 74, died Saturday April 28, 2012 in Yuma, AZ with her son by her side.
Mary Elizabeth (Anderson) Katzmarek, 74, died Saturday April 28, 2012 in Yuma, AZ with her son by her side.
She was born March 19, 1938 in Duluth, Minn to Evert and Martha (Finell) Anderson.
She graduated from Cromwell High School in 1956. She married Eddy Katzmarek Jr. March 17, 1962. They had one son, Kirk Katzmarek who Mary loved with all her heart. Mary enjoyed watching him ski when he was younger. They also enjoyed their time at the Spring Lake Cabin together. She was employed at the College of St. Scholastica for years.
Mary was a member of the Lakeview Covenant Church in Duluth. Mary's faith in God was very strong and important to her.
She enjoyed her winters in Yuma, AZ for the last 7 years. She spent lots of time with family and met many wonderful new friends there.
Mary was a professional trained ballroom dancer and taught at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Duluth for many years. She also taught Ballroom Dance with Dale Lund for Community Education in Duluth Public Schools, Grandma's Senior Expo, Monday Night Dance at the VFW Wedding dances, Special Events with St. Marys New Years Eve Party at the DECC, Minnesota Ballet and Duluth Superior Symphony. Also the many years she worked with Dance at the College of St. Scholastica.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Eddy Katzmarek; Mother, Martha; her father, Evert; Infant brother Russell; and her beloved dog Bonnie.
Mary is survived by her son, Kirk (special friend Jodi Behrendt) Katzmarek; Brother Richard (Joan) Anderson of Cromwell; Sisters Joanne (William) Simpson of Yuma, AZ, Donna (Ray) Rengo, Alexandria Minn; special cousin Helen Korpela; many nieces, nephews & wonderful friends; special friends & family Dulcy Miller and The family of Pat Katzmarek.
Celebration of Life: 2:00pm, Saturday, June 16 at the Lakeview Covenant Church, 1001 Jean Duluth Rd, Duluth MN 55804
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