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Mary Loons

Mary Loons, 100, of Walker, Minn., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at Golden Living Center in Walker.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Onigum Community Center with Rev. Mark Coen officiating. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at the Community Center and continue until the time of service. Burial will be in Old Agency Catholic Cemetery in Old Agency, Minn.

Dennis Funeral Home of Walker is assisting the family with arrangements.

She was born on May 11, 1908, to John and Mary (Jackson) Bellanger in Onigum, Minn. She married Lawrence Loons, and spent her whole life in Onigum as a wife, and mother to 12 children. She enjoyed cooking, especially fry bread.

She is survived by her daughter, Cecelia (John) Luiten; sons, James Loons and Robert Loons, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence, four daughters and 5 sons.