Iris Jares

Iris V. Jares, 95, of Minneapolis died September 26, 2017, in  Minneapolis.

Funeral Mass will be held October 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Catholic Eldercare, Minneapolis. 

Burial will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

She was born October 5, 1921 to Emil and Anna Marie (Breher) Hoemberg on a small farm north of Staples. She graduated from Staples High School in 1939. She worked as head checker at the National Tea and Red Owl grocery stores. She married Floyd A. Jares, February 18, 1954 in Sauk Center. She was a homemaker, specializing in pies, canned fruits and vegetables, loved traveling and was a devout Catholic. In 2009, she moved to Main Street Lodge (Catholic Eldercare) in Minneapolis.  

She is survived by five sons, Mark (Sue), Jay (Donna), Floyd (Nancy), Phillip (Mark) and Jim (Barb); grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sisters, Magdalene Farber, Dorothy Riebe and G. Marie Fellman and two granddaughters, Caili and Elia. 

In lieu of flowers donations to: Catholic Eldercare, 817 Main St. NE, Minneapolis, MN  55413.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:

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