Obit: Luedtke, Mary Ann (1940 - 2012)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Antone, Bessert, Dahm, Detert, Farrar, Feck, Frailing, Frank, Hildebrandt, Kesy, Luedtke, Vesely, Zastrow

----Source: The Peterson Kraemer Funeral Home (Athens, Edgar, Marathon WI) 6/31/2012

Luedtke, Mary Ann (18 MAR 1940 - 25 JUN 2012)

Mary Ann Luedtke, 72, Wausau, died Monday, June 25, 2012 at Care Partners of Weston, under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.

She was born March 18, 1940 in Wausau, daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Dahm) Kesy.

Mary Ann was a cook at Chapter Two, Wausau. Among her favorite pastimes, she enjoyed bowling, crocheting, gardening, ceramics and bird watching. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends, especially by her special granddaughter, Heidi, who cared for her over the past several years.

Mary Ann was a member of Our Savior National Catholic Church, Mosinee.

Survivors include, three children, Chris (David) Zastrow, Wausau, Linda (Tim Farrar) Luedtke, Rothschild and Matthew Hildebrandt, Eagan, Minn.; five grandchildren, Heidi (Jamie Bessert) Frank, Aniwa, Danielle (Brad Antone) Feck, Antigo, Carrie (Shawn) Frailing, Rothschild, Brett Zastrow, Wausau and Brandon Detert, Phoenix, Ariz.; four great grandchildren, Mikayla, Aleasha, Reggie and Bradley; and one brother, Tom (Janet) Kesy, Wausau.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her second husband, Donald Luedtke in August of 1967; her special friend, Dennis Vesely; one son, Jeffrey Luedtke; and one brother, Jack Kesy.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Kronenwetter. Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services, all at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff at Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital, the staff at Ministry Home Care Hospice, the staff at Care Partners of Weston and the staff at DaVita Wausau Dialysis, for all the wonderful care and support given to Mary Ann.

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