Mary Ellen Emory, 68, of Merrifield, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A Visitation will take place from 1-3 PM on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter, MN.
Mary was born on July 28, 1953, to Marvin and Mary (Reikofski) Lorenzen in Norfolk, Nebraska. She was married to James Emory on September 22, 1971, and shortly thereafter they made Minnesota their home. Mary retired from Nortech after 17 years of service when the Merrifield location closed. She enjoyed sewing, playing BINGO, gardening, and bird watching. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. Mary will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.
She is survived by her siblings Marvin (Sonny) Lorenzen, Leona Klipp, and Wally (Marla) Lorenzen; Niece Melanie (Shon) Snyder; great niece Kenzie (Shawn) Shreve; and great-great nieces Khloe, Karlie, and Bayleigh. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her husband James Emory.