Mary K. (Hehir) Antil, age 56, of Maple Lake, passed peacefully Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her home on Maple Lake surrounded by family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale with Fr. John Meyer as the Celebrant. Attendance in the sanctuary will be limited to 90 attendees, the service will be live-streamed through the Dingmann Funeral Care website for those unable to attend. Burial will follow at St. Timothy Catholic Cemetery on County Road 37, northeast of Maple Lake. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Friday, both at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale. Social distancing and face coverings are required by the churches COVID-19 Procedure and Protocol Policy.
Mary Kaye Antil was born October 13, 1963 in Minneapolis to Francis and Charlotte (Masloski) Hehir. She graduated from Annandale High School with the Class of 1981. She continued her education at Willmar Community College, earning an Associate Degree in Accounting. Mary was a successful businesswoman; she worked for various companies as a Software Consultant and her many achievements eventually earned her the position of Vice President of Sales at Adesso and most recently as a Business Solution Consultant with Italian-based company, Kantar, where she was the lead North American representative securing contracts with major retailers.
On February 21, 1998, Mary was united in marriage to John Thomas Antil at Lord Fletcher’s on Lake Minnetonka. They lived in Maple Grove until moving to the shores of Maple Lake in 2015. Mary loved lake living, boating and cruising on their pontoon. Mary was a motorcycle enthusiast that enjoyed riding her Harley-Davidson. Her passion for traveling reached its peak when Mary met Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2015. She enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and tending to her garden. Mary's greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends; she adored her nieces and nephews. Mary cherished her Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Lucy and Annabelle, and most recently Bristol. Mary was often found entertaining and gathering with those she loved; the highlight of her entertaining was hosting her family on the Fourth of July. Mary was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church.
Mary is survived by her husband, John; brothers and sister, Tim (Connie) Hehir of Oak Grove, Steve Hehir (Nancy Peterson) of Dayton, Greg Hehir of Burnsville, John (Jolene) Hehir of Pequot Lakes, and Nancy (Todd) Gunnerson of Maple Lake; in-laws, Jackie Berges of Maple Grove, Julie (Dave) Mansk of Florida, and Janelle Antil of Plymouth; nieces and nephews, Jason (Nicole), Chad (Jen), Amy, Sam, Brandon and Kelly Hehir, Jessica (Lee) VanVoorhis, Tiffany Scherer, Lindsey (Matt) Gutsch, and Jenna (Hunter) Thiel; great-nieces and great-nephews, Cooper, Brynn, Macin, Connor, Corey, Theo, Xander, Oaklyn, and Lily. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Charlotte Hehir; brother, Thomas Hehir, and brother-in-law, James Antil.
The casket bearers will be Tim, Steve, Greg, and John Hehir, Todd Gunnerson, and Sam Hart. Krista Elsenpeter and Jacinta Budke will provide the music for the service. To show your support, please consider completing a "Hugs from the Heart" form or sharing a memory or kind word on Mary’s Tribute Wall on Dingmann Funeral Care’s website, reaching out to the family directly, attending the visitation or funeral, or by participating in the funeral remotely by watching the live-stream of the funeral service. Cards may be mailed to the funeral home for forwarding on to the family or dropped off at the visitation. Your acts and words of comfort and support are very appreciated during this difficult time. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.
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