Mary Ellen La Brec
Mary Ellen LaBrec, 91 of Wabasha, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023, at Gundersen – St. Elizabeth Health Care Center, Wabasha, MN.
Mary Ellen was born May 10, 1931, in Rochester, MN to Otto and Inez (Briske) Peck. She was formerly employed at a plastic manufacturing factory in Rochester; Lakeside Canning, Plainview, MN; moved to Wabasha in the 1950’s and retired as the lead cook at St. Felix Catholic School.
On December 9, 1953, she married Douglas C. LaBrec. Mary enjoyed: fishing, sewing, needle point, cooking, bowling, and vacations. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Tenwolde; two granddaughters: Tina Marie (Marc) Lenio; Chantell (Kyle) McCumber; two great grandchildren: Spencer McCumber and Valerie McCumber.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Douglas; son William and grandson Joe LaBrec.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Abbott Funeral Home, Wabasha. Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at the funeral home.
Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.abbottfh.com