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Anita L. "Lee" Endres, 79

Anita L. "Lee" Endres, age 79, of Hastings, died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 7.

She was born Oct. 30, 1934, in Hastings, to Herman and Anna (Rollinger) Meyers. She graduated from Hastings High School, and received her Licensed Practical Nurse training in Red Wing, Minn. She was a former nurse at the Hastings State Hospital, The Hastings Veterans Home, and Regina Hospital. She married Eugene Endres on Sept. 15, 1956, at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Hampton, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings Mary Riegert, John Meyers, Rita Braun, George Meyers, and Herman Meyers.

She is survived by her husband, Eugene; five children Diane (special friend Kenny) Endres of Blaine, Minn., Jeffrey (Stacy) Endres of Hastings, Mark (Lisa) Endres of Hastings, Michael (Pam) Endres of Vermillion, and Daniel (Jodi) Endres of Hastings; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother, Kenneth (Patricia) Meyers of Cannon Falls.

A visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, 201 7th St. E. in Hastings, MN. There will also be a visitation one hour prior to the funeral at church.

The Funeral Mass officiated by Fr. Gilbert Endres, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 15th St. W. in Hastings. Interment will take place at St. Mathias Catholic Cemetery in Hampton, Minn.

Pallbearers are Eric Endres, Brady Endres, Kurt Endres, Rick Meyers, George Meyers, Jr., and Matt Meyers. Honorary pallbearers are Ben Endres, Charlie Endres, and Nick Endres.

Arrangements were made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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