Theresa Manahan -- Chatfield

Theresa Mary Manahan, 90, of Chatfield, passed away Sunday, April 23, 201, at the Chosen Valley Care Center.

Theresa was born Nov. 29, 1926, in Rochester to Edward and Katherine (O'Mahony) Kuisle. She graduated from Stewartville High School in 1944. On Oct. 18, 1950, she married Maurice J. Manahan at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Simpson.

She was a member of Founders Committee at the Chosen Valley Care Center and a active member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church Altar Society; St. Veronica Division. Theresa and Maury worked together in their family business doing cabinetry and furniture restoration. She enjoyed spending time with family. Theresa took great pride in caring for her family and home.

Theresa is lovingly remembered by her children, Matt (Sharon) Manahan of Chatfield, Jean (Scott) Winslow of Fountain, Steve Manahan of Owatonna, Irene (Dennis) Chicos of Eagan, and Sara (Mike) Braun of Elgin; daughters-in-law, Jody Manahan of St. Paul, Barb Manahan of Chatfield, and Sherry Manahan of Chatfield; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brother, Ralph Kuisle of Byron.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Maury; three sons, David, Jerome, and Kevin; grandson, Adam; two sisters; and four brothers.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 27, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield with Father Edward McGrath officiating. A time of visitation and sharing will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 at Riley Funeral Home and continue at the church one hour prior to the Mass on Thursday. A committal will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield.

She will be remembered as a Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, and Aunt to many.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a condolence, or memory of Theresa with the family, please visit