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Mary Sikkink
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Mary O. Sikkink
Passed away surrounded by family and friends on January 14th 2012 in Phoenix Arizona after a short courageous battle with lung cancer. She was born April 28th 1941 in Austin MN to Harlan and Geneva (Grimley) Jacobson. Mary graduatedfrom Le Roy - Ostrander high school in 1959, and moved to Rochester to work forWaters-Conley corporation. On June 1st 1963 she married Nathan Sikkink. In 1980 Mary and good friend Marcy Jensen started Decorators II wallpapering service, which remains in business today.
Mary loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mary also enjoyed playing cards, and cherished her time with her friends at their winter home in Arizona.
Survived by her husband of 48 years, Nathan, daughter Julie (Tom) Claymon of Rochester, son Michael (Mari) Sikkink of Eden Prairie MN, and grandchildren Morgan, William, Cole Claymon, Samuel and Zackary Sikkink, sister Jeanne (Herman) Miller of Ostrander MN, brother David (Judy) Jacobson of Cresco IA. Friends and family are invited to the Memorial Services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday January 21st at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 1212 12th Avenue NW Rochester, MN 55901 There will be a one hour visitation at the church prior to the service.
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901 507-289-3600 www.ranfranzandvinefh.com

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Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes
5421 Royal Place NW
Rochester, MN 55901
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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B Bruce Fujan State Farm on Feb 2, 2012

Nate,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  Mary will be greatly missed by all.  We are thinking of you.

R Renae Hansen on Jan 25, 2012

Nate and Family,

I just wanted to send you my deepest sympathy. I always remember Mary and you- Nate at all the family reunions. She was always so bubbley and happy. I want you to know your all in my thought''s and prayers.

                                                                                       Renae Hansen

G Gretchen O'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''.. on Jan 21, 2012

Julie, We are so sorry for the loss of your mom.  We know you''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''ll miss her beyond words. She is now your angel looking over you all.  We hope you find peace in knowing she is no longer suffering.

God Bless you and your family,

John and Gretchen O''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''Neil

C Charlie Connelly on Jan 20, 2012

Nate, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. Working around Mary was entertaining and educational.

D Denny and Gretchen Bye on Jan 19, 2012

Nate and family, so sorry about Mary's passing. Really enjoyed the few times we were together. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this tough time. Take care.

L Lorraine (Stapelkamp) Daly on Jan 19, 2012

Nate, and family, you have our deepest sympathy. So sorry for your loss. We are in Fl. so won't be able to tell you in pseson how sad we feel. Lorrainearde

S Stub and Laura on Jan 19, 2012

Nate, Julie and Mike,



Mary  certainly was a wonderful person, we loved her and all the great

times we shared with you, Mary and our families!

E Eli Umpierre on Jan 18, 2012

I'm so, so sorry, Julie for the loss of your mom.  The depth of such a loss can't begin to be known without having experienced it for ourselves.  Sending you tearful hugs from John Adam's Middle School.

B Bob and Carol King on Jan 18, 2012

Nate, Mike and Julie and families.  We we were so sorry to hear of Mary''s death.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  We are in AZ so will not be able to attend Mary''s funeral.  When ever we think of Mary we see her smiling.  May your loving memories bring you comfort. Bob and Carol

B Bruce and Peggy on Jan 18, 2012

Nate, We are very sorry.  Please know you are in our thoughts.

Bruce and Peggy @ Edward Jones

B Buzz & Ann Hackman on Jan 17, 2012

Nate,we are so very sorry to hear of Marys passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

D Dan Bonow on Jan 17, 2012

Nate, Julie & Mike -- We were so saddened to hear of Mary's passing.  We feel priviledged to have come to know her and call her a true friend.  Please accept our most sincere sympathy.  Helen and Dan Bonow, Tempe, Arizona

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