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Mary Aleshire

August 16, 1958 — April 17, 2016

Mary Jo Aleshire, age 57, of Sunburg, died Sunday evening, April 17, at Glen Oaks Care Center in New London following a 14 year battle with Huntington's Disease.

Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Salem Covenant Church near Pennock. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and one hour prior to the service at the church. Mary Jo loved bright colors and her family requests that those attending the memorial service please wear bright colors.

Mary Jo was born August 16, 1958 in Richfield, Minnesota, the daughter of Joseph and Audrey Driscoll. She grew up in the Richfield community and graduated from Richfield High School in 1976. she worked for Control Data for a number of years before staying home to raise her children. In 1998, she moved to Willmar and on February 27, 1999, she married Ron Aleshire. Mary Jo enjoyed watching TV and going on walks, but most of all she loved being a mother and raising her children. For the past several years she had resided in REM Homes and Glen Oaks Care Center.

She is survived by her husband, Ron Aleshire of Sunburg, MN; children, Ron (and Kristi) Aleshire of Fridley, MN, Megan (and Jason) Imes of Bradenton, FL, Molly (and Paul) Shand of Lakeville, MN, Melissa (and Ryan) Hanson of Big Lake, MN, Aaron Aleshire of Coon Rapids, MN, Kyle (and Jenna) Brethorst of Willmar, MN, Joe (and Victoria) Driscoll of St. Cloud, MN, Rose Aleshire of Sunburg, MN, Ruth Aleshire of Sunburg, MN, and Rachel Aleshire of Sunburg, MN; nine grandchildren; a brother, Tim Driscoll of Rosemount, MN; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Audrey Driscoll; a brother, Kevin Driscoll; a son, Tim Aleshire; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Richard and Jean Aleshire.


Visitation

APR 21. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Peterson Brothers Funeral Home

700 Becker Avenue Southwest

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

Service

APR 22. 01:30 PM

Salem Covenant Church

7811 135th St NW

Pennock, MN, US, 56279

http://www.salemcovpennock.org/

Visitation

APR 22. 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Salem Covenant Church

7811 135th St NW

Pennock, MN, US, 56279

http://www.salemcovpennock.org/

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