Mary A. Frey

Mary A. Frey age 73, of Rochester, Minn., died March 19, 2006 at St. Marys Hospital due to complications of diabetes.

She was born Oct. 7, 1932 in Hartford as Mary Ann Bachhuber. Mary went to Cosmetology school in Milwaukee and worked there for three years. She married Robert J. Frey on Jan. 9, 1954 in Hartford.

Following their marriage, they lived in Hartford and then moved to Rochester in 1960. In Rochester she was a homemaker and provided daycare for more then 20 years She enjoyed shopping, knitting and being with her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her husband, Robert J. Frey; five children, Laurie J. Frey of Spring Valley, Carol A. (Chuck) Blumers of Pine Island, Christine M. (Mark) Ingebretson of Rochester, Mary B. (Joel) Bartlett of New Richmond and Robert M. (Laurie) Frey of Minneapolis; five grandsons; and two great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Rochester, with Rev. LaVern E. Trocinski officiating. Visitation was on Wednesday evening, March 22, 2006 and prior to the service.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rochester.

Memorials appreciated to the American Diabetes Assn. Minnesota Chapter or Multiple Sclerosis research.

Macken Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of the arrangements.