Minnetta “Mae” Staton, 96, formerly of Benson, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Rice Care Center in Willmar, Minnesota.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Benson.
Interment was held in the Benson City Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 11, 2014, at the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and for one hour prior to the service Saturday.
Minnetta Mae Staton was born January 24, 1918, in Aurelia, Iowa, to Homer Blaine and Dorothy Mae (Wade) Tiffany. She grew up and attended school in Holloway, Danvers, Clontarf, and Benson. Mae married Clifford Manska in 1934 and this union was blessed with five children. In 1945, Mae married Robert Staton and this union was blessed with two children.