Mary E. #3 (1916 - 2007)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Mickett, Briski, Bolf, Benzschawel, Piont, Nalezny, Zabski
----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, WI.) November 28, 2007
Mickett, Mary E. (March 11, 1916 - November 21, 2007)
Mary E. Mickett, age 91, formerly of Thorp, Wisconsin, passed way peacefully at the Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena on Wednesday, November 21, 2007, in the presence of her daughter, Dorothy.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at the Thorp Funeral Home, 110 W. School St. Thorp, Wisconsin. Burial followed in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery. Visitation was on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the Thorp Funeral Home. The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage assisted the family.
Mary was born on March 11, 1916 in Gallup, New Mexico, the daughter of Matthew and Kathryn (Briski) Bolf. She was married on October 18, 1933 at St. Hedwig’s Church in Thorp, WI, to William Mickett, Sr., who preceded her in death on April 29, 1993. They lived and farmed in the Greenwood area until 1988, when they retired and moved to Thorp. She had loved at Morgan Plaza Retirement Center in Thorp. Mary then lived with her daughter, Dorothy, in Pardeeville for seven years, and at the Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena until she passed away. She loved to dance, especially polka and going to the casino.
She is survived by her children, Alice (Claude) Benzschawel of Thorp; Beverly (Eugene) Benzschawel of Thorp; William (Mildred) Mickett, Jr. of Stanley; Dorothy Piont of Pardeeville; and Robert (Nancy) Mickett of Greenwood; her brother, John (Rita) Bolf of Chicago; two sisters: Ann Nalezny of Chicago, and Dolores (William) Benzschawel of Owen; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one grandson, Keith Benzschawel; three brothers: Anthony, Matthew and Michael; her sister, Kathryn; her sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Stanley Zabski; and her son-in-law, Frank Piont.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Columbia Health Care Center, 323 W. Monroe, Wyocena, Wisconsin 53969.
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