Mackenzie M. Higgins — Rochester

Mackenzie M. Higgins, 9, of Rochester, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Rochester.

Mackenzie Marie Higgins was born Jan. 14, 2005, to Brad and Pam (Bruen) Higgins. Mackenzie attended elementary school in Stewartville where she loved her teachers and friends. She also enjoyed Tiger Time where she went after school. She enjoyed her family, playing outside, especially in snow, and golfing with dad and bompa. She always liked learning new things and reading. She loved animals, especially her kitties, Midnight and "Z."

Mackenzie is survived by her mother, Pam of Rochester; her maternal grandparents, James and Judy Bruen of Rochester; her paternal grandfather, Bob Higgins of Rochester; her siblings, Jesse Higgins and Ashley Higgins of Stewartville, Zach Higgins and Lyndsey Higgins of Rochester; her uncle, Jim and aunt, Diane Bruen of Austin; uncle, Jesse Jon Higgins and aunt, Kayla Simpson of Rochester; aunt, Brenda DenHartog of Albert Lea; aunt, Megan Logan of Byron; cousins, Jackie, Jimmy and Johnny; Collin, Kaydance and Corbyn; Gabe and Trinity; Pierce, Chanelle and Javin; and niece, Gracey; and nephews, Madden, Keegan and Kane.

She is preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Nancy Higgins, and cousin, Deej Logan.

There will be a funeral service Monday, Dec. 1, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 111 Third Ave. S.W., in Rochester, starting at 10 a.m.

Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 30, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.

A memorial fund is being established at U.S. Bank.

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Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600.