Mary Ann Steien, 81

Mary Ann Steien, 81, of Lancaster, Minnesota passed away at
Tri-County Hospital in Wadena, Minnesota on Sunday, August 29, 2010.
Mary Ann was born June 6, 1929 at Lancaster, the daughter of Alvin
and Lilly Kothe.  She grew up at Lancaster and attended school there.
In 1949 she married Lloyd Anderson.  They settled near Kennedy and
farmed there.  Lloyd died in 1971.  Mary Ann worked at the Karlstad
School and later became a nurses aid.  In 1974 she married Magnor
Steien at Roseau.  They lived northeast of Lancaster where they
farmed.  Mary Ann was a resident of the Elder Home in New York Mills,
Minnesota.  
    Family members include two sons, Lydell Anderson, Lancaster and
Lyndon Anderson, East Grand Forks, MN; two granddaughters, Nicki
Anderson, Deer Creek, MN and Jessica Anderson also of Deer Creek; and
a sister, Edna Ketek, Hamilton, MT. She was preceded in death by her
parents; husbands, Lloyd and Magnor; two brothers, George Kothe and
Marvin Florence; and two sisters, Darlene Johnson and Vernetta Peders.
    Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, September, 2, 2010 at
2:00 p.m. in Sion Lutheran Church, Lancaster.  Interment will be in
Riverview Memorial Garden Cemetery, Lancaster. Rev. Melodi Hagen,
presiding; Dianne Rice, organist and Galen Nordin, soloist.  Casket
bearers will be Lester Hugg, Greg Peterson, Duane Frislie, Allison
Frislie, Leon Olson and Blaine Schmalz.  Visitation will be held on
Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Austin-Hughes Funeral
Chapel in Hallock with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

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