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Mary Eileen Green was born July 21, 1956 in Perham, the daughter of John and Leocadia (Dulski) Dombeck. She grew up on the family dairy farm north of Little Pine Lake near Perham. Mary graduated from Perham High School and continued her education at Wadena Vocational School. Mary worked at the Alexandria Echo Press newspaper for 31 years. She was an ad designer and received numerous awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association for her work. Mary enjoyed her job and the people she worked with.

Mary married the love of her life, Scott Green, on Nov. 27, 1982. The couple made their home in Alexandria, Minn. Mary cared deeply about family and was a loving mother to two sons, Trevor and Blaine.

Mary had a love for horses and raised several at their Alexandria hobby farm. Riding and showing her horses gave her great joy. She belonged to several saddle clubs including the Minnewaska Riders. Mary had a passion for reading and enjoyed visiting the local library. Mary was also an excellent cook and learned her cooking skills from her mother.

On Nov. 19, Mary died peacefully at home at the age of 57. Her parents and sister Deanna Lehmen preceded her in death. Mary is survived by her loving husband, Scott Green of Alexandria Township; two sons, Trevor Green and friend, Emily Hauser of Alexandria and Blaine Green and wife, Joanna of Fargo, N.D.; three brothers, Mike Dombeck and wife, Sandy of Perham, Mark Dombeck and friend, Jeanette Ryker of Perham and Joseph Dombeck of Norwood, Minn.; two sisters, Virginia Nesges and husband, David of New York Mills, and Renee Snyder and husband, Larry DeWald of New York Mills; sister-in-law, Sue Wandri and husband, Richard of Perham; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria with the Reverend Grant Aaseng officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at the Anderson Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements are with the Anderson Funeral Home.