Mary M. Czech

July 23, 1923 - April 17, 2007

Mary M. Czech (nee Dielen) of Pewaukee was born to eternal life Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at age 83, with her family at her side.

She is survived as the loving mother of JoAnn (Charles) Boos of Nampa, Idaho, Marilyn (Jack) Marcoe of Neenah, Christine (Robert) Tritz of Waukesha, Donald (Diane) of Pewaukee, Richard (Denise) of Oconomowoc, Raymond (Margaret) of Pewaukee, William (Jill) of Pewaukee and Patricia (Michael) Koehn of Mukwonago and the fond sister of Agnes Janik, Louis Dielen, Peter Dielen and Robert (Betty) Dielen, all of South Milwaukee. She is further survived by 27 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Michael J. Czech; her parents, Henry and Veronica Dielen; brothers, Leonard and Walter; and a sister, Irene.

With Mary’s patience, loving encouragement, strong determination, her quiet and gentle ways, she raised eight children. She also supported her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren with her loving kindness. She was blessed with good health until her recent diagnosis of ovarian cancer. She enjoyed spending time with her family, volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul and St. Anthony on the Lake.

Visitation will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, with 5 p.m. vigil prayer at St. Anthony on the Lake, W280-N2101 Prospect Ave. (Highway SS), Pewaukee. Visitation continues from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 23, at the church. The Rev. Dennis Klemme will be officiating. Interment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waukesha.

Memorials in Mary’s name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society (in care of St. Anthony on the Lake) or the Carmelite Nuns, W267-N2517 Meadowbrook Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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