CASA GRANDE — Maurene Ann Hjelle, 80, died on Feb. 13, 2021, in Casa Grande.
Mrs. Hjelle was born to Violet and James Keener in Minneapolis on June 24, 1940. She loved her family, especially her grandkids.
She was a great cook and enjoyed cooking. She met her future husband 62 1/2 years ago in a supermarket in Minnesota. From the moment they met he knew she was the one.
She is survived by her husband, Charles “Chuck”; four daughters and a son, Debbie Parades, Susan McKinney, Peggy Doane, Patty Vigil and Charles Hjelle Jr.; a brother, Patrick Keener; 27 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.