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Mary Ann Robinson, 75

Mary Ann Robinson died peacefully July 10, 2020, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home of Howard Lake.

Mary was born Dec. 9, 1944, and reached the age of 75 years. Mary was the daughter of the late Hugo and Alma Robinson, and sister to James Robinson and wife, Susan, of Creal Springs, IL.

Mary lived all her life on the family farm south of Howard Lake, graduating from Howard Lake High School in 1963. She graduated from St. Cloud State and was a coach, substitute teacher, and secretary to the Athletic Director until her retirement from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Schools in 2013, after 35 years.

Mary was an avid HLWW Lakers fan, along with the MN Twins, Vikings, and women’s Gopher and Lynx basketball teams.

Mary was baptized, confirmed, and was an active life-long member of the Presbyterian Church of Howard Lake.

Her hobbies included gardening and the growing and arranging of gladiolus. She was an active member in the Minnesota Gladiolus Society. Mary also enjoyed knitting, quilting, her dogs, and making lefsa.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Hugo and Alma Robinson; and uncles and aunts, Hubert (Alma) Robinson, Elmer (Ardis) Robinson, and Ardis (Edward) Munson.

She leaves to mourn her brother, James Robinson, and cousins Terry Robinson, Sheldon Robinson, Dennis Robinson, Carol (Robinson) Kramer, and Diane (Munson) Luehring; along with students and staff from her years at the school, and many friends.

Internment will be at Howard Lake Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake.

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