Muryece Elaine Fossey (Best), 95, of Edina, MN, formerly of Austin, MN, passed away on February 3, 2020 at Grand Living of Sioux Falls, SD. Muryece was born January 10, 1925, to Jay and Caroline Best (Capretz) in Austin, MN. She attended and graduated from Austin High School in 1943. She married Dean Fossey on October 28,1944 in Austin. She was active in the Y Matrons, Our Saviors Lutheran Church and enjoyed playing golf and bridge. In 1983 Muryece and Dean moved to Edina, MN, where they spent the remainder of their years. Muryece was a dedicated wife, full-time mother, grandmother, great grandmother, wonderful cook and gracious hostess.
She is survived by her children; James (Patricia) of St Simons Island, GA, Thomas (Nancy) of Wilton CA, Janis (Marc) Green of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Jamie (Tim) Sampey, Karin (Eric) Warden, Ryan Fossey, Britt (Steve) Wells, Jillian (Kyle) Mowitz, Adrienne Green; great grandchildren, Brooke and Courtney Chrysty, Kennedy, Karsyn and Kolton Warden, Brady, Jay and Cole Wells; brother in law, Robert Fossey; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings; Jay Best II, William Best, Shirley Wheeler and Mary Sebald.
A private family service will be held at Worlein Funeral Home, 1801- 4th Street NW, Austin, MN, 55912 at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Avera at Home Hospice 4509 Prince of Peace Place, Sioux Falls, SD, 57103 or to that of donor’s choice. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.