Mary Ann Zetah

Mary Ann Zetah, 83, of Motley passed away November 21, 2017 at the Harmony House in Motley.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Motley with Father Joe Korf officiating on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples. 

MaryAnn was born September 15, 1934 in South Dakota to Werner and Margaret (Kraft) Konen. She married Francis Zetah on November 14, 1955. Francis and Mary Ann farmed their entire lives near Motley. They built a 20 unit apartment building in Motley for Senior Citizens in 1979. She was active in politics, enjoyed cooking, selling sweet corn, playing cards, dancing in her younger years. She will be known for her delicious potato salad. 

Mary Ann is survived by one son, Kenneth (Connie) of Motley; five daughters, Diane (Russell) Anderson of Maple Wood, Janet Eischeid, Motley, Debra (Duane) Bender of Cambridge, Linda (Alan) Card of Motley and Patricia (Michael) Simonet of Brooklyn Park; 14 grandchildren;  12 great-grandchildren; four  sisters, Rosemarie Zetah of Motley, Betty Weidendorf of Sauk Centre, Margaret Doll (Ed) of Golden Valley, Evelyn Blaine (Jerry) of Virginia Beach; six brothers, Jim Konen (Villa) of Mora, Ray Konen of Arizona, Werner Konen (Judy) of Arizona, Jerry Konen (Lee) of Hutchinson, Frank Konen (Julie) of Hutchinson and LeRoy Konen (Cindy) of Anoka. 

She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother-in-law; two sisters in-law and son-in-law John Eischeid.

Memorials are preferred to Harmony House in Motley.  

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