Mary V. Kinowski

April 1, 1917 – Oct. 8, 2010

Mary V. Kinowski passed peacefully Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at age 93.

She was the loving wife of the late Arthur Kinowski and the cherished mother of Carol Pacetti, Dr. Evonne (Dr. Charles) Evans, Georgia (Thomas) Wendorf and Terri (Michael) Kelliher. She is also survived by her grandchildren, David, Paul and Peter Pacetti, Jason, Dan and Adam Wendorf and Michael and Kristin Kelliher; great-grandchildren, Gillian, Brianna, Sophia and Julia Pacetti, Joseph Caves, and Nevaeh, Alyce, Marlee, Savannah and soon Grayson Wendorf.

Mary was a very fun-loving person and enjoyed dancing, bowling, muskie fishing, traveling and decorating for the holidays, especially Christmas. She was also a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary for a continuous 34 years. Mary will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial today, Oct. 12, at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago, followed by a procession to St. Peters Cemetery for interment. A reception to celebrate her life will be held at Mukwonago American Legion Hall beginning at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to LindenGrove-Mukwonago Chelsey’s Garden are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at