Ann Herda, 80

Ann Marie Herda, 80, of Faribault, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Faribault.

Ann Marie, a daughter of William and Beatrice (Kalina) Nohava, was born March 29, 1933, in Lonsdale. She graduated from Bethlehem Academy with the Class of 1951 and St. Catherine's College in 1954. Ann was a registered nurse and was employed at the Northfield Hospital and later District One Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of the American Legion, the Eagles and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. Ann was previously nominated for Citizen of the Year by the Faribault Daily News. She enjoyed doing genealogy, crossword puzzles, playing the piano, bowling, cards and volunteering.

She is survived by six daughters Debra (Craig) Thurston, Mt. Dora, FL, Therese (Ken) Krenz, Faribault, Michelle (Dan) Ouellette, Morristown, Diane Herda, Faribault, Donna (Mark) Koppes, Phoenix, AZ, and Lori Herda (Bill Seibel), Faribault; nine grandchildren Nick Simon, Jesse (Christina) Simon (Bailey & Alayna), Jim (Alyssa) Simon (Owen), Jason (Nicole) Simon, Jennifer (Tom) Severson (Claire Eades and Marcie) John (Melia) Krenz, Allen (Kayla) Krenz (Mason and Miley), Emily Ouellette, Amber (John) Cooper (Jonathan, Kaitlyn and Allison); four siblings William “Bill” (Rose) Nohava, Northfield, Tom (Shirley) Nohava, Lonsdale, Ted (Rhonda) Nohava of Lakeview, CO, and Betty Schweim, Mankato; sister-in-law Mary Nohava, Lonsdale; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2012; a brother Gerald Nohava; and brother-in-law LeRoy Schwein.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Faribault on Wednesday, July 10, at 10:30 a.m. Interment was at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park in Faribault.

A memorial visitation was held at the Boldt Funeral Home in Faribault on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m., and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.