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Anna Hayle, 79, passed away on September 21, 2012 at home in Farmington, MN.

Anna was born March 27, 1933 in Glenwood City, Wisconsin to Bernice and Harry Drinkman. She was a 1951 graduate of Glenwood City High School.

On February 14, 1953, Anna was united in marriage to George Hayle in Stillwater, MN. To this union were born three daughters and two sons. After farming in the area for several years, Anna and George moved to Richfield, MN, where they made their home for many years. Several years after George’s death, Anna made her home with her daughter and son-in-law in Farmington, MN. She will always be remembered for her warm smile and her ability to have fun. Anna will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, brothers, and sisters.

Anna was preceded in death by her husband George; her son, Steven; her parents; and three brothers: Donald, Robert, and Leslie.

Anna was survived by daughters Vicki Abuan, Janet Holland and Tim, Sandy and Joe Tucker; son Duane and wife Julia; daughter-in-law Dianne; grandchildren Daniel, Tina, Sean, Malorie, Brennan, Weston, Maddie; and great-grandson, Caleb. She is further survived by brothers Edward (Kathy) Drinkman of Eau Claire, Fred (Barb) Drinkman of Downing, Larry (Deb) Drinkman of Menomonie; sisters Ruth (Sheldon) Simonson of Emerald, Eileen (Allan) Eggen of Woodville, and Doris (Dennis) Berends of Emerald.

A memorial gathering was held September 29, 2012 at the Minnesota Cremation Society in Edina, MN, with a burial in the Sunset Cemetery in Woodville, WI.