Louise ‘Mary Belle’ Ryan
Dec. 16, 1920 — March 9, 2016

Louise “Mary Belle” Ryan (nee Ambort) passed away peacefully on March 9, 2016, at the age of 95 at River Hills West in Pewaukee.

She is survived by her daughter Judy (Robert) Steinike; grandchildren Scott (Amy) Steinike and Kent (Jill) Steinike; great-grandchildren Logan Steinike and Justin Steinike; and her sister Leona Doser. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Ryan, and her siblings Leo Ambort, Reuben Ambort, Norman Ambort and Doris Bode.

She retired from West Bend Company in 1986 and became an active volunteer for St. Vincent De Paul Society of Holy Angels Parish, the Blood Center of Wisconsin, and the West Bend Hospital Auxiliary. She was a longtime member of Holy Angels in West Bend and joined St. Catherine of Alexandria the last four years.

Visitation will be held from 10 AM until the time of the memorial service at 11 AM on Saturday, April 9, at St. Catherine of Alexandria, W359-N8512 Brown St., Oconomowoc. She will be laid to rest at Washington County Memorial Gardens in West Bend. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or St. Catherine’s St. Vincent De Paul Society are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-5674459 or visit online at