Mary T. Strehlow

June 14, 1916 - Sept. 1, 2006

Mary T. Strehlow, 90, of the town of Vernon, entered Godís Kingdom on Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital

Mary was born in Hartford on June 14, 1916, the daughter of John and Clara (nee Friess) Kainz.

On Feb. 7, 1942, she married Fred Strehlow in Mukwonago. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 2000.

Mary was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Mukwonago.

Survivors include her children, Kathleen Grieser of Stratford, Robert (Kippi) of Dane, Ruth (Ronald) Schilling of Waukesha, Edward (Liz) of Greeley, Colo., and Pauline Laumann of Mukwonago; four sisters, Clara Miller of Winneconne, Helen Steide of Cloquet, Minn., Delores (Robert) Janovetz of Mukwonago and Shirley (Paul) McCarthy of Omro; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, Douglas Grieser, and three brothers, Norman, Joseph and John Kainz.

Visitation will be today, Sept. 5, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and also on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 315 Main St. (Highway ES), Mukwonago, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago. The Rev. Keith Brennan will officiate. Interment will be at Oak Knoll Cemetery.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services of Mukwonago, 363-7126, is serving the family.