Marie A. Fassbender (nee Mauch)

Marie A. Fassbender (nee Mauch) passed away Monday, July 2, 2007 at the age of 100 years. She was born in Ashland on May 19, 1907, the daughter of Frank and Mary (nee Schaefer) Mauch). Later, the family moved to Slinger. Marie graduated salutatorian from Slinger High School in 1924. She then attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for several years. In 1928, she married Ernest W. Fassbender, an industrious young farmer from Ackerville, at St. Peterís Church in Slinger. They farmed until 1972 when they moved into their home in Slinger.

Marie was a member of the Christian Motherís of St. Kilianís Parish in Hartford and Royal Neighbors of America.

Marie is survived by a son, Ernest W. (Judy) Fassbender Jr.; and a daughter, Elizabeth M. (Josef) Rothbauer; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She is further survived by nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 21, 1977.

There will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be planned at a later date. Interment will be at St. Kilian Cemetery.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.