Marilyn Faye 'Mar' Anfenson

Anfenson, Marilyn "Mar" Faye Age 88, St. Cloud, MN, died Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at St. Benedict's Senior Community, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church, Sartell, MN. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Mar became a nursing instructor in 1965 at the St. Cloud Hospital School of Nursing where she taught for 20 years. In the meantime, she went on to get a BS degree in Education and a minor in Special Education from St. Cloud State University in 1976. In 1979 Mar obtained an MS in Nursing from the Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. She then taught for 15 years at the College of St. Benedict/St. John's University Department of Nursing. In 2001 Mar was inducted into the Central Minnesota Nursing Hall of Fame. Survivors include her son, Rick (Sharon) Anfenson of Lakeside, MT; Tom (Kris) Anfenson of Cass Lake, MN; Tim Anfenson of Albertville, MN; sister Rosemary Soltis of Chanhassen, MN; four grandchildren, Kelli (Christian) Sparks, David (Julie) Anfenson, Kelsey (Rich) Fulton, Molly (Rob) Schulte; and nine great grandchildren, Oliver, Milo and Finn Sparks; Gunnar Anfenson; Leona Fulton; & Margaret, Michael, Markie, and Mac Schulte. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Rodney on April 13, 2001, and brother-in-law, Robert Soltis. Memorials are preferred to the College of St. Benedict Nursing Department.