Mary Enns died Oct. 11, 2010. She was born July 21, 1926 near Deloraine, Man. to Jacob and Margaret Peters. Their house was shelter for 3 families that had recently fled from Russia. When Mary was 2, her parents moved northeast of Killarney, Man., before settling on a farm near Lena, Man. Mary worked on the farm, cared for siblings, and helped nearby relatives. She completed Grade 9 at Victoria Lake School until her help was needed at home full-time. She was baptized into Lena Mennonite Church in 1945. In the late ’40s, Mary worked as a nanny for the Lone family in Killarney, while completing Grade 11 by correspondence. She was a secretary for Children’s Aid Society in Brandon, Man., from 1953−55. Then, she became the secretary for the chief pathologist at Winnipeg’s General Hospital (Health Sciences Centre). In Winnipeg, Mary met John A. Enns, and they were married Oct. 20, 1962. They settled on his family farm near Killarney, Man. Mary was an exceptional seamstress, creating 19 wedding dresses, 14 from a single pattern. She was a Blue Bombers fan and classical music lover. She helped with music and speech festivals, served on the Killarney Foundation board, supported the Killarney School band, and was on the executive for the MSOS Games. She provided loving attention to her homecare patients. Mary had several heart attacks, three stents, a valve replacement, and a bypass. In 1988, Mary and John moved into Killarney to retire. After John’s death in 1993, Mary moved to an assisted living facility in Winnipeg. Her grandchildren will remember reading with her and hiding in her cupboards. She took a cruise to Alaska, a bus trip to the East Coast, and vacations to Churchill, Man., and Ontario. In 2003, Mary returned to Killarney, living first at Royal Manor, then Lakeview Garden assisted living, and finally Bayside Personal Care Home. Mary was a member of Lakeview Community Church, Killarney. She touched many lives. Predeceased by John, 1 sibling; Mary is mourned by children Carol, John, Linda; 7 grandchildren; 6 siblings.