Mary Fahey


Mary Fahey, age 77 of Belle Plaine, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Abbott
Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30a.m. on
Monday, March 24, 2014 at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. Fr.
Michael Kaluza will officiate. Visitation will be from 3-7p.m. on Sunday at the Kolden Funeral
Home in Belle Plaine and continue one hour prior to the Mass at church on Monday morning.
Interment will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Belle Plaine.
Mary was born in Faxon Township, Sibley County, on March 24, 1936 to James and Mary
(Weldon) Bailey. She married Eugene “Gene” Fahey on January 16, 1954 at Sacred Heart
Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. After marriage, they lived in Minneapolis, Shakopee and
Richfield before moving back to Belle Plaine in 1997. Over the years, Mary waitressed in
various cafes, as well as Nortel Company, Honeywell and Life Touch. She loved spending time
at their cabin in Danbury, WI and winters in Florence, AZ. Mary is preceded in death by her
parents, husband, sisters; Isabel Farrell, Irene Madden, Katherine Bigaouette, Rosemary Berger,
Teresa Fritz and Betty Hammers and brother, Dennis Bailey
Mary is survived by her children
Gene (Connie) Fahey of Belle Plaine,
David (Betty) Fahey of Belle Plaine,
Alan (Diane) Fahey of Belle Plaine,
Gail (Bob) Adams of Zimmerman,
Rick (Wendy) Fahey of Shakopee,
Ginger (Ed) Gregory of Belle Plaine,
Eddie (Diana) Fahey of Le Sueur,
Patty (Randy) Seaver of Belle Plaine,
22 Grandchildren, 16, Great Grandchildren,
Sisters, Helen Meyers of Modesto, CA,
Shirley Aretz of Waconia,
Josephine, (Merle) Battcher of Arlington,
Many Nieces and Nephews.