Mary Lee Vann
(nee Ronning), age 74, of Stillwater, MN, sadly passed away on December 4, 2022.
Lee Vann, daughter of Orwald and Lucille (Hovde) Ronning, was born December 28, 1947 in Appleton, Minnesota. She had a career in non-profit organizations which culminated in the establishment of her own non-profit, 1000 Friends of Minnesota. Lee loved all animals but had a special affinity for cats. She was an avid gardener and was a part of the garden tours in Stillwater, MN. She enjoyed reading, birdwatching and spending time outside in the sun. Most of all, Lee loved spending time with her grandson, Oskar.
She is survived by her spouse, Louis Vann of Stillwater; daughter, Laura (Aaron) Connor of Minneapolis; and grandson, Oskar Connor and several cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, and other aunts, uncles and cousins.
A celebration of life service will be held in her honor at 2:00 P.M., Friday, December 16 at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 1:00 P.M.