April, 17th, 1925 – Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted
Monday February 22nd
Mary Irene (Keefe) Stifter
Age 84 of Winsted. Mary passed away Wednesday February 18th, 2010 at
Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Mary Irene was born in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Daniel and Mary
(Heiling) Keefe on April 17th, 1925.
She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Casimir “Casey”
Stifter, on June 25th, 1949 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN.
Mary lived a strong life. She had a strong love for her family and the simple pleasures in life. She was a person that alway gave without expecting to receive. She worked many years at the Winsted Hospital caring for her job and then going home to care for her family. Her love for her husband shows it’s strength in her concern for Casey after she would be gone. We love you mom and will be thinking of you while sitting by the fire in the grove.
Mary is survived by her loving family: Husband of 60 years Casimir
“Casey”, Children: Steve (Ellen) Stifter of Winsted, Jim (Cathryn) Stifter of Winsted, Cathy
(Doug) Telecky of Winsted, Patty (Kevin) Vergin of Montrose, Mary Jane
(Gary Nelson) Reilein of Hutchinson, Ann Marie (Jeffery Kohler)
Anderson of Winsted, Paul (Mary) Stifter of Silver Lake, Matthew
(Fiancee Sandy Fiecke) Stifterof Howard Lake. Grandchildren: Travis
(Dana), Aaron (Tina), Meganne (Shaun); Lisa ( David), Melissa (Tony),
Jolene; Jason (Laura), Julie (Damon); Chad, Rachel, Kimberly;
Stephanie, Cassie, Shawna; Heather (Tom), Candice; Benjamin; Joe
(Robin), Jessica, Joshua. Great-grandchildren: Xander, Dylan, Allison,
Miranda, Casey; MacKenzie, Hayden, Jack; Bryce, Ellie, Olivia, Landon;
Kengan, Rileigh, Sophia; Tyler, Chance, Jaden-Ridge, Ethan, Ashton;
Jacob, Ethan, Ava.
Siblings: Fr. Gerald Keefe of St. Paul, Dorothy (Bernie) Fasching of
Bloomington, Evelyn Sexton of Weskan, KS. Sister-in-law AngieKeefe of
Mary was preceded in death by her Siblings Gervase Keefe, Dr. Jerome
(1st spouse Dorothy, 2nd spouse Ellen) Keefe, Daniel Keefe. Parents
Daniel and Mary Keefe. In-laws Iley Sexton and Helen Stifter.
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Honorary Casket Bearer Travis Stifter
Casket Bearers are Aaron Stifter, Jason Telecky, Damon Thompson, Chad Vergin, Josh Stifter and Benjamin Stifter.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday February 22nd, 2010 @ 10:30 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted visitation 1 hr prior at the
Funeral Home and Sunday 5-8 PM, Chilson Funeral Chapel, Winsted
(320-485 4447). Final Place of Rest Church Cemetery.
Sorry for your loss, your mom was truly a loving and caring woman and she will be missed by all. Joanne
Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved Great Grandmother, Grandmother, Mother, Sister, Aunt and friend. We know she will be greatly missed by all.