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Mary L. Hall, 65

Mary Linda Hall, age 65, of Hutchinson, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

She was born Oct. 13, 1949, at Grand Rapids, MI, the daughter of Maxwell and Verna (Wright) Larkin.

The family soon moved to Litchfield, MN, where Mary grew up. Mary entered senior high school when the family moved to Minneapolis, graduating in 1967 from West High School.

She attended Minneapolis Vocational School, studying hospital station secretary. She went on to work at Prudential in Minneapolis for 26 years.

In May of 1968, Mary met Douglas Hall. They were married in June of 1969, at Hobart United Methodist Church of Minneapolis.

The couple made their home in Minneapolis until January of 1976, when they moved to Howard Lake.

In August of 2012, Mary and Doug moved to Hutchinson.

Mary and Doug were members of the First Presbyterian Church of Howard Lake, where Mary was very active, having served as treasurer, elder, Sunday school teacher, with the youth group, and as a member of the choir.

She is survived by her husband Douglas of Hutchinson; a sister, Maureen (David) Larkin-Hoover of Howard Lake; brother-in-law Jim (Betty) Hesselgrave; nieces Wendy Hoover-Carpentier, Ann Hoover, Jill Hoover-Attabury, their children, and niece Amy Hesselgrave; grand niece Ellen Hofstede; and godson Donald (Mary) Osborne; along with other relatives and many friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Maxwell and Verna Larkin; grandparents; and other relatives.

A memorial service took place Monday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at Oak Heights Covenant Church of Hutchinson.

Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Arrangements were handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Howard Lake.

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