Mary Lou Fruetel, age 73, of Hutchinson, formerly of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, died on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at her home in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 6, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at Prairie Community Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, with interment following at the Lester Prairie City Cemetery in Lester Prairie, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 6, 2019, from 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., two hours prior the service at the church.
Mary Lou Fruetel was born on June 28, 1946, in Glencoe, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Virgil Stanley and Elvira Augusta (Benkowski) Fruetel. She was baptized as an infant on July 14, 1946, by Rev. H. R. Burkett and later was confirmed in her faith as a youth on June 5, 1960, by Rev. Paul Bendit both at Evangelical & Reformed Church (now Prairie Community Church) in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. Mary Lou’s confirmation verse was Psalms 5:5. She received her education at Lester Prairie Public School in Lester Prairie thru the 8th grade.
Mary Lou grew up in Lester Prairie and lived the last 27 years in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She worked at the Biscay Day Activity Center in Biscay and then at ATHC in Winsted. Mary Lou was a member of Prairie Community Church in Lester Prairie.
Mary Lou enjoyed visiting with people, attending birthday celebrations and celebrating Christmas. She loved baking and sleepovers with her sisters. Mary Lou also enjoyed playing Bingo, bowling, music, parades, going out to eat and puzzles. One of her puzzles won a ribbon at the fair. Mary Lou cherished the time spent with her family and friends.
Mary Lou passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at her home in Hutchinson, Minnesota, at the age of 73 years, 5 months and 2 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Mary Lou is survived by her:
Sisters, Cheryl Martin and her husband, Eugene, of Belle Plaine, MN,
Diane Hoen and her husband, Herbert, of Lester Prairie, MN;
Nieces and Nephews, Richard Martin and his wife, Jill, and their children, Ellie, Ethan & Emma Martin,
Troy Hoen and his special friend, Lindy Myllykangas,
Tina Arneson and her husband, Eric, and their children, Stephen & Robert Arneson,
Vanessa Betker and her husband, Kris, and their children, Naveah Dolson, Ava & Peyton Betker,
Angela Fruetel and her special friend, Jason, and her daughter, Vera Sahli;
Housemates, Chuck, Kevin, Cindy;
Workmates, Shelly, Tracy, Lisa, Mary Jane, Trina, Jared, Amanda, Holly and all former caregivers;
ATHC present and former staff;
Other relatives and friends.
Mary Lou is preceded in death by her Parents, Virgil and Elvira Fruetel; Brothers, Jerry Fruetel, Michael Fruetel; Grandparents; Many aunts and uncles.