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Mary Vetter Perius

Mary Vetter Perius was born on April 8, 1966, in Baudette, MN.  She passed away on March 8, 2021, in Anchorage, Ak.

Mary was a 1984 graduate of Perham High School; a graduate of St. Luke’s School of Nursing, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from MSUM.

She enjoyed working with the Alaskan Heart Institute; was a member of the transplant team harvesting corneas for the Lions’ Eye Bank. Currently was a Nurse Consultant Supervisor for the state of AK, traveling to remote areas enjoying the culture, food, and beauty of Alaska. 

Mary was preceded in death by her father James Vetter; her niece Mariah Brooke Nissen, her grandparents Michael and Mayme Rebuck and Bruno and Grace Vetter.

Her survivors include daughter Megan Perius, Bloomington, MN and son Ryan Perius, Bozeman, MT. Her MN family are mother Anna Mae Vetter, New York Mills, sisters Teri (Jim) Nissen, Nebish; Laure (Ron) Laughlin, Bluffton; Kelly (Larry) Larson, Hawley; nephews Aaron and Andrew Nissen; Matthew (Mackenzie) and Isaac Laughlin; relatives, friends and her Alaska co-workers and friends.

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