About Mary

Anyone who knows Mary (Turja) Samuelson, knows that she was something special.  Mary bravely batted Stage IV pancreatic cancer and our community walked in step with her and her family.

Mary lost her battle and will always be remembered and celebrated for the beacon of love and light that she was.

Mary's Celebration of Life Service is being held on Saturday, January 13th at Mt. Cavalry Church in Excelsior, MN.  Visitation is from Noon - 2:00, Service is from 2:00 - 3:00 with lunch at the church afterward.

Mary Samuelson, passed away on January 3, 2018, at the age of 54 years.  Mary is survived by her daughter Katie, son Jack, husband John, parents Ed and Deanne Turja, brother Paul and his children Sophia and Ethan, sister Jill and her husband Dave.  Mary will also be lovingly remembered by her numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family, dear friends, the “Our Mary Army” and CaringBridge followers.