Poirier, (Salonek) Mary Ann age 92, passed away April 3rd, 2021. Preceded in death by Parents, Sart and Julia Salonek; husband, Anthony (Tony) Poirier; son, Gordon Poirier; brother, Harold Salonek. Mary Ann was a Long time member of the VFW Auxiliary. She loved gardening, fishing, making crafts and wedding cakes for others. She worked as a chef, seamstress, and waitress. She had jewelry and makeup parties and was a bookkeeper for Tony’s many business ventures. She even helped build houses!
She loved going dancing to polka bands. Her most loved possession was her cabin, especially during her battle with Alzheimer’s she always thought she was at her cabin (her happy place). All of this while she was the mother of 12 children!
Survived by children, Tom Poirier (Sharon), David Poirier (Gail), Linda Stafford, Rosemary Burggraff (Bob), Clifford Poirier (Deb), Debra Poirier, Rita Brummer (Gary), Bernard Poirier, (Coleen), James Poirier, Michelle Godfrey (Mike La Plante), Joseph Poirier (Joy Hoglund);
26 Grandchildren; 33 Great-Grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11 AM Church of St. Henry 1001 7th St. E. Monticello, MN 55362 with visitation 1 hour prior to service at the church. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery Waverly, MN. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. Arr. Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel 763-295-2918 www.petersongrimsmochapel.com
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