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Marilyn Kay Monsrud
January 13, 1941 - November 17, 2017

Marilyn Kay Monsrud

Marilyn Kay Monsrud
Jan 13, 1941 - Nov 17, 2017

Marilyn Kay Monsrud
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A memorial service for Marilyn K. Monsrud, 76, of Rochester will be at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church 869 7th Ave. SE Rochester. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, and also 1 hr prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Interment will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester.
Marilyn Kay Hasley was born January 13, 1941, in Rochester, MN. to Raymond and Helen (Proud) Hasley. She died on November 17, 2017 at her home.
Marilyn graduated from Rochester High School in 1958. She married Kenneth Monsrud on July 16, 1960 in Rochester. She was a homemaker and worked for McDonalds Corporation for 32 years. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Marilyn enjoyed playing cards, playing Bingo, and most of all she loved and enjoyed her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jeffrey (Beth) of Maple Grove, MN. and Eric (Lisa) of Bemidji, MN.; daughter-in-law Zola (Rod) Harvey of Mazeppa, MN; six grandchildren, Mackenzie, Christian, Peter, Emily, Summer, and Molly; one brother Raymond Hasley of Oakdale, MN. and two sisters, Joan Wooner of Rochester and Barbara Young of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Scott, grandson Tyler, and a sister Virginia Searles.
Memorials are suggested to Seasons Hospice or Ronald McDonald House.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901
www.ranfranzandvinefh.com

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Keith & Mary Moon on Nov 22, 2017

Ken, we were so saddened to learn of Marilyn's passing, May your many happy & memorable memories of your life together sustain you through this difficult time. Marilyn was such a happy, out-going person and always a smile on her face. We sure had some fun times at the hockey games. She will be missed by many, for her smile was enjoyed by all that knew her.

With love, Keith & Mary Moon

Barb sundvall on Nov 21, 2017

Thoughts and prayers to the entire Monsrud family . May you find peace and comfort in the love and memories you have of Marilyn.

Dale Decker on Nov 21, 2017

Ken and Family, sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. I am a bingo caller at Elks bar bingo and Marilyn always came over and say hello and ask how my Family was doing. I found her to be a very caring person with a smile on her face. I will miss seeing her at bingo and so will others. You are in my prayers.

Gile & Bev Bixby on Nov 20, 2017

To thre entire Monsrud family we send our prayers and deepest sympathy. Marilyn, we will miss you!

Gile and Bev Bixby

Gwen Neumann on Nov 20, 2017

As part of Marilyn's extended family I will always remember her as kind and thoughtful, welcoming and lots of fun! My deepest and sincere condolences to you, cousin Kim, and your family.
Gwen

Brett Topness on Nov 20, 2017

To the entire Monsrud Family...Sorry for the loss of Marilyn...Remember the good times that you shared to help ease the pain of your loss.

Brett Topness

Judy Wondrow-Glynn on Nov 19, 2017

Marilyn and I were quite close as cousins.We would get together for coffee and have great talks together. She always made an effort to get to most family gatherings.She always had a smile on her face. I will surely miss her. Prayers for her family for healing.
Judy Wondrow-Glynn

Carol Hoover on Nov 19, 2017

I have not known Marilyn for very long. But have enjoyed playing 500 with her at the Eagles. She was a lovely sweet friend. She will be missed.

Sharon Brace on Nov 19, 2017

Kim, Jeff, Eric and families: Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Marilyn loved you all beyond measure and her face lit up whenever she talked about you. She will be missed by so very many friends and family. Don and Sharon (Holtorf) Brace

Char & Dave Ellefson on Nov 19, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. Please know that friends share your grief. It brings tears to my eyes to see my brother and Marilyn on the Ranfranz website at the same time. They are at peace!

Nancy Drill on Nov 19, 2017

For years Marilyn has been my Wednesday morning McDonalds breakfast partner. It was just last Wednesday that she was telling me all about Thanksgiving plans with her family whom she loved dearly. She was so proud of each and every one! She will be missed by all the lives that she touched and I was honored to be her friend. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you!
Sincerely, Nancy Drill

Alberta Gobin on Nov 19, 2017

I'm so sorry to hear about Marilyn's death. I remember she was kind enough to host a bridal shower for me with Darlene B in 1980, as I married Alberta and Duane Gobin's oldest son Lynn. My condolences to Kim and your family.
Cathy Gobin

Alberta Gobin on Nov 19, 2017

My fondest memories of Marilyn are when all the girls of 22nd Street NW got together at each other's houses for morning coffee. Our deepest sympathies to Kim. We miss seeing you walk by our house. Alberta and Duane Gobin

Sue Turner on Nov 19, 2017

I worked with Marilyn for 21 years and have remained friends since. I will miss seeing her at my place of work and especially her smile. My deepest sympathies Ken and the rest of your family. Sincerely Sue Turner

Ivanka Davis on Nov 19, 2017

Our dearest neighbor and friend we will miss you forever, your smile and kindness will always stay in our hearts.Ken and Merlyin are more than neighbors they are our dearest friends and more.We are deeply touched in our hearts for this pain and sorrow.

Your neighbors Nate, Chris and Ivanka Davis

Nancy Bennett Volding on Nov 19, 2017

A good friend across the miles. I will miss her almost weekly phone visits. She came to Dallas 2-3 times, always a great time. We must keep Kim and family in prayers. He will miss her so much.

Carolyn Hammett on Nov 19, 2017

My deepest sympathies to Kim and the entire Monsrud family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Marilyn always made me feel welcome. Will miss her laugh and kindness.

Cindy Satre on Nov 18, 2017

My sympathy to Marilyn's entire family at this very difficult time.
I will definitely miss seeing and chatting with Marilyn.
Cindy Satre....a bingo friend

Alison Saugen-Smith on Nov 18, 2017

Oh sweet Marilyn... I'm so sad to hear this news! Thank you for always bringing the laughter and light into any place you were at! We will
Miss you! ❤️

Susanne Lobland on Nov 18, 2017

Our hearts break for the Monsrud family, especially Kim. We have lost a dear friend but she will always be in our thoughts and Prayers.
Marilyn was one of the best people we knew. You have our sincere sympathy.
Terry and Suzi Lobland

Dennis Kathryn Schultz(Hasley) on Nov 18, 2017

We will miss you Cousin. Thanks for all the fun Loving Memories we shared. Dennis and Kathryn Schultz(Hasley)

Mike Saugen on Nov 18, 2017

Marilyn was always a good friend and new it all. She and Ken always had friends around.She will be sorely missed and long remembered!

Sharon on Nov 17, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May the promise found at Isaiah 25:8 bring some comfort to family and friends. "He will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces." God will remove sickness, old age and death from the human family. Jesus Christ taught us to pray for God's Kingdom to come at Matthew 6:9,10. God's original purpose for the earth being a paradise will be realized. We will be with our dear loved ones once again. May God's loving promises and your pleasant memories comfort you at this difficult time and in the days ahead.

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Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes
5421 Royal Place NW
Rochester, Minnesota 55901
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Redeemer Lutheran Church
869 7th Avenue SE
Rochester, Minnesota 55904
12:00 PM

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