Mary Frey, 58 year old resident of Randall, MN, died Tuesday, May 10 at the Saint Cloud Hospital with her loving family by her side. A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 16 at 11:00 a.m.at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Fallswith Fr. Timothy Wenzel officiating. The burial will be held privately at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls, MN. A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 15 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN.
Mary was born July 8, 1957 in Little Falls, MN to Gerald and Delores (Stavish) Gaffke. She attended grade school in Randall, MN and graduated from Little Falls Community High School. She worked for Munsingwear and Northern Cap in Little Falls, MN. Mary was united in marriage to Ron Frey on February 28, 1973 in Clark, South Dakota. The couple made their home in Randall, MN. Mary worked for Lutheran Social Service in Little Falls for several years. She most recently started working for Employment Enterprise Incorporated in Little Falls, MN. She had a true compassion and empathy for the physically disabled. Mary treasured her time spent with her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, decorating, canning, bingo and she was an all-a-around Susie Homemaker.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Ron Frey of Randall, MN; daughters, Heidi (James) Doble of Cromwell, MN, Heather and (Matt) Hubner of Balaton, MN; step-daughter, Rhonda (Scott) Decker of Bloomer, WI; mother, Delores (Bob) Gaffke-Salber of Randall, MN; siblings, Rick (Robin) Gaffke of Randall, MN, Darrell (Sheila) Gaffke of Coon Rapids, MN; grandchildren, Derek Decker, Colton Decker, Annabelle Doble, Autumn Doble, Hailey Hubner, Lucas Hubner, Jackson Doble and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Gaffke; grandson, Aiden Doble; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Agatha Frey.