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Lois Mae Ptacek

April 19, 1938 — May 3, 2020

LOIS MAE PTACEK, age 82 of Owatonna, died on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at her home.

Born in Waseca on April 19, 1938, Lois was the daughter of Lawrence and Marcella (Bartz) Berg. She attended school in New Richland. Over the years Lois worked at E.F. Johnson, Walters Cookbook, and WSI. She enjoyed antiques, going to auctions and flea markets, sewing, gardening, and collecting Beanie Babies. She especially had a love for “pussy cats” and she enjoyed interior and exterior seasonal decorating. On May 14, 1993, Lois married Myron “Mike” Ptacek in Waseca. She was a former member of St. John Lutheran Church of Waseca.

Lois is survived by two sons, Randy (Dianna) Anderson of Bayport, and Richard (Lori) Anderson of Owatonna; four grandchildren, Kristina Anderson, Christopher Anderson (Jamie Kabat-Stanfield), Taryn (Justin) Anderson, and Nicholas Anderson; seven great-grandchildren, Codie Jenkins, Harlow Anderson, Silas Tate, Zane Harmon, Michael Shadow, Layton Anderson and Willow Anderson; and one sister, Joyce (Marlin) Jensen of Mankato. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter in infancy.

Private family funeral services will be held.

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