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In Memory of Mary Louise Ward

Visitation

9:30-11AM - Monday, Sept. 24 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Croix Beach, MN

Funeral Services

11AM - Monday, Sept. 24 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Croix Beach, MN

Louise M. Ward (nee: Dannecker), age 96, of Hudson, WIjoined in heaven with those she loved on September 18, 2012 at the Christian Community Home in Hudson. 

Louise was born on July 7th, 1916 to Edmund and Francis (Beck) Dannecker in St. Paul, MN. In 1940, she married Leo F. Scheu, and later, upon his passing, Alvin Ward. 

 

Louise was a talented musician who loved teaching organ and piano in her home and Minneapolis studio. Many have fond memories of her patient teaching style. 

 

She is survived by her daughter, Georgia Scheu; grandchildren, Candy (Shawn) Capra; great- granddaughter Bella Capra; sister, Irene Michaud; and cousin Gen Michaud.

 

Also close to her heart were Alvin’s children Diane (John) Herner and Nancy Strubel, their children, and many close friends. 

 

She is preceded in death by her beloved son Leo A. Scheu, loving husband  Leo F. Scheu; second husband, Alvin Ward; her parents; and 3 siblings.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on September 24 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 16770 13th St. S., Lakeland MN with a visitation at 9:30am prior to the service at church. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights, MN. Memorials are preferred to Breast Cancer Awareness, University of Saint Thomas, Convent of the Visitation School, or the Heart Association. 



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