Theis, Mary Ann


Mary Ann Theis, age 75, of Winona, died peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, Minn.

Mary Ann was born on October 29, 1937, in Winona, the daughter of John E. and Henrietta F. (Pelowski) Theis.

She was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Winona.

She retired from Watkins and spent her leisure time quilting, knitting, and crocheting for the various programs and charities in Winona. She also enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens in the summer months.

Mary Ann is lovingly survived by her sisters: Jean Theis and Carol Tarras of Winona; her nephew, John Tarras of Winona; as well as many caring relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Walter Tarras.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. The Reverend Paul J. Breza and the Reverend Donald J. Lovas will concelebrate.

Mary Ann will be laid to rest in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Winona.

Visitation will be held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 9:30 AM until the time of the Mass.

A memorial is being arranged.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Mary Ann’s family at

Entrusted to our care – Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home


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