Mary R. Colona

June 27, 1943 Dec. 14, 2010

Mary R. Colona of Waukesha died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 67. She was born June 27, 1943, in Hartford, the daughter of Quirino and Josephine (Rivera) Saldivar.

Mary was devoted to her family and enjoyed helping raise her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She loved her cats and birds, and will be remembered as a very giving person.

Mary will be deeply missed by her husband, Dennis of Waukesha; siblings, Christine Sobczak, Abraham "Bob" (Roberta) Saldivar and Linda Saldivar; and many other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Guadulupe Garcia, Tommie (Tom) Burnett, Josephine (Cipriano) Cervantes, Joseph Saldivar, Andrea Bustos, Margo Saldivar, Sally Saldivar, Louie Saldivar, Henry Saldivar and Rita Sobchak.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service Monday, Dec. 20, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Key will preside. Her final resting place will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.

For further information, please contact Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to