Mary C. Coughlin
Aug. 31, 1952 — Jan. 23, 2017
Mary C. Coughlin, age 64, of Waukesha, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. Mary was born on August 31, 1952, at Fort Benning, Ga., the daughter of Leo and June (Ballou) Eberhardt. She graduated from St Mary’s College with a bachelor’s degree in foreign language, specializing in German.
Mary was united in marriage to Steve Coughlin on February 13, 1982, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Ripon. They celebrated 35 years of marriage. She was a travel agent for many years at Cole Travel in Fond du Lac. Her passion in life was to be the best wife, mom, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed doing crafts, especially painting tiles and wood, and she collected antiques.
Mary is survived by her husband, Steve; one son, Steven (Heather) of Eden; two daughters, Amy Coughlin of Waukesha and Katie (Seth) Lang of Ripon; granddaughter, Sylvonna Rose; brother, Hank Eberhardt of Marquette; and sister, Elizabeth (Al) Walker of Green Lake.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Per the wishes of the family, a private funeral will be held for Mary. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Ripon.
Divine Passage Funeral Home in Ripon is proudly serving the Coughlin family during this difficult time. For more information, visit online at www.divinepassagefunerals.com.