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Mary Ann (Kimmes) Dahlke

Mary Ann (Kimmes) Dahlke

Mary Ann (Kimmes) Dahlke, age 79, of St. Cloud, MN, formerly of Carver and Becker, MN, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Cherrywood Advanced Care in St. Cloud. She was surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017, 11:00 AM with visitation starting at 9:30 AM all at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4th and Oak Street, Chaska. Pastor Greg Snow will be the officiant. Casketbearers will be Aleacia Dahlke, Tanya Dahlke, Aaron Dahlke, Michaela Dahlke, Chandra Dahlke and Jake Scott. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Chaska. Mary was born September 8, 1938 in Hastings, MN, to Sylvester and Rosella (Rother) Kimmes, the oldest of 4 children. She was baptized and confirmed in Hastings and graduated from Hastings High School. On December 12, 1964 she married Donald Dahlke at St. John's Lutheran Church in Chaska. They had 6 children. Mary worked as a nurse's aid for 8 years prior to her marriage to Don. She enjoyed sewing, bingo, bowling and sang in the church choir for 16 years. She was a quiet yet faithful witness to her Savior. She was a loving, devoted, caring and selfless mother and loved spending time with family and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester and Rosella Kimmes and brother-in-law, Jerry Scott. Survivors include her husband, Donald; children, Brian (Mary) Dahlke of Chaska, Tim Dahlke of Chaska, Mike Dahlke of Victoria, Valerie Dahlke (fianc, Steve Tow) of Rice, Troy (Paula) Dahlke of Darnstown, MD, Holly (Wesley) Scott of Clear Lake; 11 grandchildren, Aleacia (fianc Aaron), Tanya, Aaron, Michaela, Alex, Jordan, Chandra, Jacob, Maksenie, Tamirat and Tegegn; 3 great grandchildren, Lacey, Emma and Armani; siblings, Roger (Mary) Kimmes of Hastings, Egina Reinardy of Caledonia, MI, Sylvia (Steve) Bauer of Hastings; sisters-in-law, Lois Scott of Carver, Sandra (Steve) Hakel of Chaska; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements were with the Bertas Funeral Home of Chaska, MN. (952) 448-2137