Mary Beth Pells

Dec. 8, 1952 - July 14, 2009

Mary Beth Pells, 56, of St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, July 14, 2009.

Mary was born Dec. 8, 1952, in Waukesha and was a 1971 graduate of Waukesha High School.

She graduated from Sacred Heart Nursing School and enjoyed a successful career in the medical field.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Lois DeLellis, and sister, Vicki Nagel.

She is survived by her husband, John; three daughters, Micki (David) Koehler of Green Bay, Kelly (Kennedy) Moore of New York City and Kim Nagel of Los Angeles; a sister, Donna (Ed) Ackley of Madison; and stepdaughter, Stacy (Dan) Peapenburg of Appleton.

Mary was a devoted mother, wife, and friend to many people. She loved to visit her daughters and was devoted to her cats. Mary will be missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service was held July 18 in Florida. A full online obituary and guestbook can be found on the Web at

(Freeman - July 25, 2009)