Mary Ann Tonn, age 89 of Winnebago passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023 at UHD in Blue Earth. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 13, 11AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Winnebago with Fr. Gregory Parrott officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s cemetery at a later date.
Mary Ann was born June 1, 1933 in Mankato to Aloys and Mathilda (Kateman) Noy. She attended country school and graduated from Good Counsel in Mankato. On November 11, 1954 she married Harold Tonn in Vernon Center. They later moved to Truman and then to the farm northwest of Winnebago in September 1955. They farmed for many years and then Harold started Harold’s Repair. When she wasn’t helping raise their 8 children or assisting on the farm, Mary Ann also worked at the Treatment Center in Winnebago for many years as well as the Winnebago Bakery. She was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Auxiliary.
The loving family left to cherish wonderful memories are her children; Diane (Clem) Condon, Jan (Larry) McCreary, James (Pam) Tonn, Karen (Brian) Fowler, Nancy (Chad) Pittman, Steven Tonn, Lisa (Darrin) Anderson and Terry Tonn. Grandchildren; Adam, Jamie, Tammy, Bruce, Bridget, Beth, Jessie, Kristine, Nicole, Emily and Levi and 16 great-grandchildren as well as many other extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and siblings; Ann Mendenhall, Bill Noy and Agnes Crowley.