Mary Lou Kildahl-Wallman, age 65, of Mankato, died on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato.
Mary Lou Kildahl was born on January 15, 1958, in Rochester, MN, to Richard and Regina Kildahl. She was married to James Wallman on September 20, 2014. Together they raised their blended family and eagerly welcomed their grandchildren.
Mary Lou cherished family relationships. She was a proud mother and grandmother. She greatly valued family time. She would do anything she could to support a friend or family member.
Mary Lou loved to travel and took every chance she could to go on adventures with her family and friends. Always encouraging a weekend or a week getaway, Mary Lou traveled all over the states and Mexico. She was happy anywhere as long as there were people she loved and a swimming pool or a beach.
Mary Lou is survived by her mother, Regina; her husband, James Wallman; daughter, Jenny Weiler, son, Chris Weiler (Stephanie Winter); stepdaughter, Amber Von Eschen (Jason); stepson, Nathan Wallman (Amanda Strouth); her grandchildren, Phoenix Weiler, Lauren, Kendall, and Jace Von Eschen, and Tatum Morgan; three brothers, Dennis (Joyce) Kildahl, Steve (Barb) Kildahl, and Mark (Gwen) Kildahl; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her father, Richard; her sister, Terry; and 3 infant sisters.
Memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at the Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church in Rochester. Visitation will be held for one hour before the service with refreshments to follow.