VisitationOne hour prior to the service and on Wednesday, July 13th, from 3 until 5:00 PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson
Funeral ServicesMemorial Service: Thursday, July 14th, 2:00 PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson
Mary Helen Dwyer, age 82 of New Richmond, formerly of Deer Park died Sunday July 10th at Deerfield’s Gables in New Richmond. Mary was born on December 15, 1928 in St. Paul; the daughter of Arnold and Helen (Ryan) Solberg. She attended St. Luke’s Parochial prior to graduating from Marshall High School. She was united in marriage to Jerry Boettcher in 1952 to which son Tim was born. He would precede her in death. She would later marry Bernard Dwyer in 1976. He also preceded her in death.
Mary was a gifted counselor who dedicated much of her life to fighting alcohol addiction. She enjoyed painting and drawing, crossword puzzles, and an occasional trip to the casino. Some her most cherished memories were her trips to Ireland and London.
Mary is survived by her son Tim Croner of New Richmond; granddaughters, Lisa and Jennifer; great grandchildren, Lily and Rylan; and sister, Norma (Carroll) Klanderman. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Jerry and Bernard; brother, John Solberg; and niece, Sue Solberg.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 14th at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson. Visitations one hour prior to the service and on Wednesday, July 13th from 3 until 5:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.