Ardys ViAnn Hurley, 82, of Chatfield, died April 5, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Methodist Campus. 

She was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Spring Grove to Olaf and Anna (Kieland) Hagen.

She graduated from Spring Grove High School and Winona State Teachers College.

On Aug. 19, 1954, she married Robert E. Hurley in Caledonia.

In her early years she worked as a teacher, grocery store clerk and provided child care in her home for many years.

She enjoyed bowling, knitting, reading, playing bridge with her friends and following the Minnesota Vikings and Twins. Her greatest joy was following all the activities her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were involved in.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its Altar Society. She also was a longtime member of St. Mary's choir.

She is lovingly remembered by her children, Caryn (Joe) Erickson of Fremont, Neb., Deb (Rick) VonWald of Chatfield, Dan (Peg) Hurley of Chatfield, Chari (Todd) Kruegel of Spring Valley and Dayna (Greg) LaPlante of Chatfield; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one brother, Owen (Gayle) Hagen of Spring Grove.

She is preceded in death by her husband in 2012; a grandson and her sister, Ione (Hagen) Benson of Spring Grove. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, April 8, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield with the Rev. William Thompson officiating. Rite of Committal will be in Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Mary's Catholic Church Organ Fund or the American Cancer Society.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

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