Mary Ann Shelley, age 83, of Cambridge, formerly of Isanti, died February 5, 2017 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West. The funeral will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, February 11th at our Isanti location. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service on Saturday and also from 5 – 8 P.M. on Friday, February 10th in Isanti.
Mary Ann Shelley was born April 3, 1933 in St. Paul Park to Joseph and Mary (Hajek) Wacholz, She was raised in rural Princeton and graduated from Princeton High School, Class of 1952. Mary Ann married James Shelley on October 17, 1954 and they made their home in Princeton for a short time and then moved to St. Francis where they lived for several years. In 1961 they moved to Isanti where she lived until moving to GracePointe Crossing Gables West about two years ago. In earlier years she enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and baking. Mary Ann especially enjoyed baking for her friends and family. She was a generous person and was kind to everyone that she met.
Mary Ann passed away at GracePointe Crossing Gables West on February 5, 2017 at the age of 83 years, 10 months and 2 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James. She is survived by her 4 children, Donald Shelley of Isanti, Donna (Brian) Engholm of Brainerd, Kathy (Tim) Bost of Elk River, Barb Shelley of Buffalo; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and by many other relatives and friends.