Mary Borys Wolfgram

June 2, 1916 - Feb. 2, 2006

Mary Borys Wolfgram, a longtime resident of Pewaukee, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, in Santa Barbara, Calif., where she lived since September 2004. She was born June 2, 1916, in Chicago, and moved to Pewaukee in 1930.

Mary was a 1934 graduate of Pewaukee High School. She loved music and was a pianist and organist. She taught the piano to many Pewaukee children. She was noted for her sense of humor and her generous spirit. She had a 38-year career in the Pewaukee school system, first as a lunchroom server, then as the baker, and retired as an assistant in the school library. Besides music, Mary enjoyed many years with her homemakerís group, crocheting and visiting with her many friends and family. Mary loved animals and had a special relationship with them. She was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pewaukee and while in California attended Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goleta, Calif.

She is lovingly survived by her seven children, Nancy (Robert) Szulczewski of Goleta, Carol Wolfgram of Otis, Mass., Wayne (Nancy) Wolfgram of Grosse Pointe, Mich., Geraldine (Paul) Ebert of Carlsbad, Calif., Dan (Joan) Wolfgram of Barrington Hills, Ill., Linda (David) Gust of Brisbane, Australia, and Kathy Wolfgram of Columbus, Ohio. Other survivors include her sisters, Barbara (Steve) Gawaluck and Anne Jagielo, both of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Walter, in 1999. Her brothers, Michael and Victor, also preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Friday, Feb. 10, at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 111 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee. The Rev. Richard Krause will be officiating. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee, following the service.

Memorials in Maryís name to the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church expansion fund, Pewaukee Historical Society, Humane Society of Waukesha Coutny or the Pewaukee Library would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.