Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 4, 2020

1:00 PM

The Church of St Benedict

212 1st St. SW, Avon, MN 56301

Viola Mary Maehren

November 8, 1920 - November 30, 2020

Age 100, of St. Paul, formerly of Avon, MN.


Preceded in death by parents, Nicholas & Elizabeth (Achman) Maehren; sister, Eleanor (Leonard) Zipp; brother, Norbert (Noella) Maehren; and niece, Jeanette Kern.


Survived by cousins, nieces, nephew and grand nieces & nephews.


Viola was a Class of 1940 graduate of Mechanic Arts H.S. (St. Paul). She was a very independent & active woman her entire life. She was a devout Catholic and was involved with Catholic Daughters of America and was a member of the Church of St. Agnes where she helped make altar breads and was a member of the St. Agnes Altar & Rosary Society. She was a founding member of Legislative Evaluation Assembly of MN and a strong supporter of the Minnesota Republican Party. She was an election judge through the Spring of 2020. Viola was a successful insurance agent with Minnesota Federal Reserve and she reached the million-dollar club as an insurance agent with Burnet Realty within 7 years of working with them.


Mass of Christian Burial 1:00 PM Friday, December 4 at THE CHURCH OF ST. BENEDICT, 212 1st St. SW, Avon, MN 56301.


Interment: St. Benedict Parish Cemetery


Memorials preferred to The Church of St. Agnes, 535 Thomas Ave., St. Paul MN 55103, or The Church of St. Benedict, 212 1st. St. SW, Avon, MN 56301.

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