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Mary Jane Kajewski

April 16, 1927 — September 6, 2020

MARY JANE KAJEWSKI, age 93 of Waseca, died on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Lakeshore Inn in Waseca.

Born in Vivian Township on April 16, 1927, Mary Jane was the daughter of Rudy and Ada (Schnoor) Kohnert. She attended school in Waldorf, graduating with the class of 1946. She was united in marriage to Andrew John Kajewski at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on January 9, 1951. Together they lived and farmed in Wilton Township for many years. Over the years Mary Jane worked at Ewert’s Store, the King Melody, Bird’s Eye Foods, Brown Printing, and at Walters-Winston Press. She was a long-time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she enjoyed being involved in the Women’s Guild. Mary Jane spent many years sewing clothing for her family and loved music, flower gardening, birdwatching, and playing bingo with her friends at Latham Place.

Mary Jane is survived by four children, Glen (Darby) Kajewski of Thief River Falls, Pam (Bob) Nyquist of Janesville, Gary (Irene) Kajewski of Bowlus, and JoAnn (Don) Schlaak of Waseca; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Lowell (Ardith) Kohnert of Waseca; sister-in-law, Bernita Kohnert of Waseca; and brother, Stan (Fay) Kohnert of Le Center; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother, Donald Kohnert.

A private family funeral service will be held. A public graveside service will be held at 3:00PM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Waldorf, with Father Joe Fogal officiating.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph Community Cemetery

Waldorf, Minnesota 56091, MN 00000

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