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Mae Lillian Keil

May 6, 1936 — December 16, 2021

Mae Lillian Keil, 85, of Farmington, MN formerly of Biwabik Township, died Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Trinity Care Center in Farmington, Minnesota.

Mae was born May 6, 1936 to Hubert and Florence (Reilnd) Brandl in Bemidji, Minnesota.  She was a graduate of Blackduck High School and later married Ernest Keil on July 5, 1956.

Mae worked as parish housekeeper and custodian for St. John’s Parish in Biwabik for nine years.  She served as camp cook for the St. Louis County 4-H and was caretaker of the Biwabik Township Cemetery for nearly 20 years.

She was a member of St. John’s Parish and its Council of Catholic Women, the Lakeland Fire Department Auxiliary and was an avid card player.

Survivors include her daughter, Catherine (John) Skoff of Farmington and a son, Dennis Keil of Prescott, WI; grandchildren: Amy Greiner, John Paul Skoff, Nathan and Brandon Keil; great grandchildren: Damion and Samantha and brother, Elroy.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Florence and her husband, Ernest.

Memorial Mass will be held 10am Friday, January 7, 2022 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Biwabik with Fr. Kristoffer McKusky as celebrant.  Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church.  Inurnment will be in the Biwabik Township Cemetery.  Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Mass

Friday, January 7, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John's Catholic Church

600 Main St, Biwabik, MN 55708

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