Muriel E. Carney - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

January 6, 1917 - February 26, 2021

Muriel E. Carney, age 104, of Minneapolis, passed away on Feb. 26th. Preceded in death by husband, John, and two sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Jane Affias, and son-in-law, Michael; grandchildren, Brian (Sarah) Affias, Patrick (Kimberly) Affias, Bridget (Gary, Jr.) Hough; 4 great-grandchildren and sister, Lois Helgeson.

COVID-19 precautions will be followed.

Private interment, Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.


  1. Mary says:

    So sorry for your loss, Jane. I have so many memories of your Mom’s kindness to us when our Mom died. Sending prayers.

  2. Nancy Estrem-Fuller says:

    So sorry for your loss, Jane. When my mom died I lost my best cheerleader! I’m sure you feel the same. You and your family are in my prayers.

  3. Caryl Brown says:

    Forever in my heart and memories. She was a wonderful woman. A piece of my childhood that I will never forget. God bless. Sorry for your loss my dear friend, Jane.

  4. Gen Orr says:

    So sorry. I remember well her visits to RIS. We had her quilt of Manatees hanging in the school office for all to enjoy. Having her so many years was a gift.

  5. Jim Larson says:

    I have great memories of Muriel and Jane at Maid of Scandinavia in the early 1970s. My Mom is 97 and doing OK in a Memory Care Unit. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  6. Jane AFFIAS says:

    That seems so long ago. Thank you for your kind words/

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