Mary Ann (Wieczorek) McDonald, 79, passed away June 12th 2023, at home with her family by her side.
She was born March 25th 1944 in Winona, Minn. To Isadore and Mary (Patzner) Wieczorek. Mary had three sons, when married to James Meier, John (Kristi) Meier of Lewiston, Minn, Daniel (Heidi) Meier of Winona, Minn, Brian Meier of Winona, Minn. When Mary united in marriage with Jack McDonald on April 5th 1973, three more son's joined the family Jeff (Maria) McDonald of Spring Hill, Ks, Brian (Vicki) McDonald of Minnesota City, Minn, Steve (Gayle) McDonald of Goodview, Minn. Grandchildren Jacob Meier, Kelsie Horst, Kory McDonald, Kyle McDonald, Zack Meier, Collin Meier, Daniel Meier Jr., Kaya Smith, Jarret McDonald, Korinne McDonald, Kendra McDonald, Christopher Gady, Jacob Peil, Josh Peil and several great grandchildren.
Mary Ann is survived by her children; brothers, Jimmy (Joan) Wieczorek, Larry (Rita) Wieczorek, Tom (Kris) Wieczorek; sister-in-law Elaine Wieczorek; brother-in-law, Mike (Bonnie) Courtier; and many nephews and nieces.
She preceded in death by her parents, Isadore and Mary Wieczorek; husband, Jack McDonald; brothers, Wayne (Buddy) Wieczorek and David Wieczorek; sisters, Margie Peterson, Eileen Schaefer and Dixie Peshon; In-Laws Bud Schaefer, Don Peshon, and Wally Peterson.
Mary Ann has had many careers in her life, she attended technical college for cosmetology to become a beautician even open her own salon "Bucket of Curls." Mary Ann also attended technical college to be a certified nurse's Aide. She also joined Jack driving school bus for many years. Mary worked at Winona school district for the last 7 years for the lunch program till her illness.
Mary Ann biggest gift was her creative talents, doing crafts, painting, sewing, singing. Her joy was getting together with her family camping playing cards, dancing, traveling. She will be loved and missed for many things especially her humor.
A visitation for Mary Ann will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center from 3pm to 6pm. A memorial service will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center.