Born: July 29, 1922
Died: July 23, 2013
Marie A. Finnegan (Ryan), 100 percent Irish descent, a long-time resident of W. St. Paul, and resident of Brainerd, MN, passed away on July 23, 2013 at the age of 90 years.
Marie was a 1939 graduate of Visitation Convent.
A Memorial Service celebrating Marie’s life, will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, with visitation 1 hour prior to service.
A Mass Intention in her honor will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in W. St. Paul at 7:30AM on Monday, July 29, 2013.
Survived by sons, Michael G. (Ann), Lakeland Shores, Patrick J. (Joanne), Eden Prairie, Kevin J. (Mary), Brainerd, James P. (Eileen), St. Croix Falls; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Erica), Shannon (Nicole), Amy (Michael), Kevin (Jessica), Kathleen (John), Bradley (Anila), Ryan (Kelsey), Keith (Amber), Ellen (Brian), and Kyle (Cindy); 15 great-grandchildren; sisters in law, Rosemary Crickman, Mary Claire Ryan, Rita Ryan, Shirley Marette (George), Lucille Finnegan, and Katie Finnegan Purcell (Charlie); many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by husband, George J. Finnegan; parents, Jim and Alice Ryan; sisters, Alice Novak, Lib McDonough; brothers, James, Dennis, Larry, and John.
Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials preferred to Loaves and Fishes program at St. Joseph’s Church.
Halvorson-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Care