William and Mary Brooks
Mary H. Mary (Olson) Brooks, 87, and William “Bill” J. Brooks, 89, of Bloomington and formerly of Albert Lea, both passed away peacefully in 2019 — Mary on Jan. 1, 2019, and Bill on Dec. 15, 2019.
They were preceded in death by parents Andrew and Palma Olson and William and Katheryn Brooks; son-in-law, Mark Hansen; and brothers and sisters-in-law Ray and Donna Olson and Betty and Lloyd Ball.
They are survived by children William III (Ann), Dan (Julie) and Mary Ann Hansen; grandchildren William IV (Emily), Kate, Jim (fiancee, Kayle Keyes), Brian (Lauren), Andrew and Emily (boyfriend, Zach Law); great-grandchildren William V and Alice; a great-grandson expected in February 2020; and sister, Sr. Mary Brooks, CSC.
Bill was a United States Air Force veteran and interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.