Mary A. Komp (nee Martin)

Sept. 28, 1936 – Jan. 6, 2014

Mary A. Komp (nee Martin), 77, of Hartford, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Samaritan Home in West Bend, where she had lived since 2008.

She was born Sept. 28, 1936, in Sussex, to Alphonse and Barbra Martin. Mary was united in marriage to Leo M. Komp on Oct. 13, 1956, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Mapleton.

Mary loved spending time with her children, thrift shopping, costume jewelry, sewing and gardening. She was employed at Heidi’s Haven, Maple Dale Manor, had an in-home day care, worked as a secretary and was a live-in nanny.

She was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church for more than 40 years and the Hartford VFW Auxiliary.

She was also the Girl Scout council cookie chairwoman and a member of the the St. Kilian Christian women.

Mary is survived by four loving daughters, Debra (Steve) Waala, Lynne (Mike) Gross, Heidi (Frank) Galioto, and Julie (Mike Engelke) Komp; eleven grandchildren Anne (Serg) Cvetkovic, Luke (Stephenie) Waala, Greg and Andrew Waala, Sarah and Nicole Gross, Anthony (Wendy) Komp and Tyler Komp, Nathan Engelke, and Alicia and Peter Galioto; six great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Alex, Dominic, Laila, Corrine and Sophie; and her siblings, Rita (Joe) Jungbluth, Shirley (Martin) Zweig, Elizabeth (Roger) Tremaine, Edward Martin, Barbara (James) Kuehl, Susan Grulke, Virginia (Scott) Tremaine, Christine Martin, James (Jaci) Martin and Steve (Marge) Martin. She is also survived by her sisters in-law, Diane Martin and Marion Martin, and siblings in-law, Theadore (Sue) Komp Jr., Betty Scharpf and Richard (Janet) Komp. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; parents- in-law, Theodore and Rose (Herbes) Komp; her husband, Leo Komp; a sister, Joan Wittnebel; five brothers, Ralph, Richard, Douglas, Thomas and Michael Martin; brothers-in-law, Joseph Jungbluth, Vilas Wittnebel, Raymond, Robert (Valeria) and Jerome Komp; and her sisters-in-law, Phylis Kiefer and Mae Martin.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at St. Catherine Catholic Church, W359-N8512 Brown St., Oconomowoc (Mapleton), with the Rev. Mike Strachota officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will follow Mass at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Memorials to the National Ataxia Foundation, St. Catherine’s Church or the Hartford Library are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 673-9500 or visit online at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.