Kal­moe, Mavis J.

“He had an abil­ity to re­late to peo­ple from the most down-and-out to the high­est level of power.”

Star Tribune - - REMEMBERING -

— Reatha Clark King, a col­league at the Gen­eral Mills Foun­da­tion age 90, Zum­brota died peace­fully on Sun­day, Novem­ber 12, 2017 at Zum­brota Health Ser­vices. The funeral ser­vice will be on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Mahn Fam­ily Funeral Home – Lar­son Chapel in Zum­brota with Pas­tor Wayne Radke of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will be in Zum­brota Ceme­tery. Visi­ta­tion will be one hour prior to the ser­vice at the funeral home.

Mavis June Zoch was born on June 7, 1927 near Han­ley Falls in Sandnes Town­ship, Yel­low Medicine County, MN, to Ernest and Louise (Schaf­fran) Zoch. She grew up on the farm and grad­u­ated as Vale­dic­to­rian from Han­ley Falls High School, Class of 1945. Mavis worked for sev­eral years in So­cial Ser­vices in Gran­ite Falls, MN. On Septem­ber 17, 1948 she mar­ried Wil­fred Kal­moe. To­gether they had two chil­dren, Ron­ald and Nancy. In 1959 they moved to Crys­tal, MN and af­ter Wil­fred re­tired in 1984, they moved to Pine City where they had a home on Pokegama Lake. They resided there un­til 1995 when they moved to Becker. In 2015, Wil­fred and Mavis moved to Zum­brota, where they were adopted with open arms into the com­mu­nity and es­pe­cially the Zum­brota Health Ser­vices and the VFW fam­ily. The fam­ily of Mavis wishes to es­pe­cially thank these folks for all their thoughts, sup­port and kind deeds over the past two years. Every­one has been most gra­cious.

Mavis en­joyed knit­ting, cro­chet­ing, sewing and crafts. She do­nated many hours of time cro­chet­ing hats and mit­tens for char­ity.

Mavis is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Nancy (Scott) Stearns of Zum­brota; her son, Ron­ald (Te­fra) Kal­moe of Prescott, Ari­zona; grand­son, LaDré Well­man; grand­daugh­ter, Alyssa Kal­moe; many nieces and neph­ews. Mavis was pre­ceded in death by her husband Wil­fred on March 16, 2017; sis­ter, Lu­cille Zoch and broth­ers, James and Les­lie Zoch. of

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