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Mary Wilkowski, 95, of Perham, died peacefully on Sept. 1, 2013. She was born in Oakland, Calif., on July 20, 1918.

Mary was coordinator of volunteers at St. James Home and Perham Memorial Hospital. She served many years on the board of the Perham Food Shelf. Mary was also a member of St. Henry's Christian Mothers and VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jim; and great-grandchild, Alexis Hamiel.

Mary is survived by her children, Bob (Carol), Joan (Jeff) and Michael (Debbie); eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Henry's Catholic Church, Perham, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, beginning at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at the Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 5-7 p.m. with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Henry's Catholic Church Cemetery.

Mary and her family request memorials be directed to St. Henry's Catholic School. Arrangements are with the Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham. For online condolences, visit