Mary L. Dressen, 88

Mary Louise (Lano) Dressen, age 88, of Watertown, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

She was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Chaska, to Leonard and A. Margaret (Dukers) Lano.

Mary was united in marriage to Michael Dressen Dec. 27, 1950, in Chaska.

They were blessed with seven children, Thomas (Nancy) Dressen, Michael Paul Dressen (deceased); Stephen (Jean) Dressen, Ann (Harold) Holland, Beth (Mark) Greenwood, Mary (Dennis - deceased) Kelly, and Michael Dressen; grandchildren Christopher (Shelley) Dressen, Patrick (Tina) Dressen, Thomas Dressen (deceased), Jeremy (Anna) Dressen, Corey Dressen, Kristy (Luke) Johnson, Morgan Holland (fiancé Nichole Kammerer), Matthew (Anna) Holland, Megan (Christopher) Fitzloff, Daniel Greenwood (fiancé Allison Eckrich), Lauren Kelly, and David Kelly; and great-grandchildren Thomas, Josie, and Colton Dressen, Grace and Cole Dressen, Noah Dressen, and Taylor, Riley and Jack Fitzloff.

Mary was a devoted wife to Mike for 63 years. They shared a wonderful life together, raising their children on the farm.

Mary’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren.

She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Sept. 12 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, followed by interment in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

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