Mary T. Wellner

Mary T. Wellner, nee Kielski, 79, of West Bend, passed away Friday, May 11, 2007 at her residence.

Mary was born on Nov. 17, 1927 to Julius and Mary Kielski in Milwaukee and attended Pulaski High School.

She married the late Arthur D. Wellner on June 29, 1946.

Mary was a crossing guard for 25 years. She enjoyed playing video poker, gaming and shopping, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxillary Post 1393 and Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church.

Mary will be deeply missed by her children, Sharon (Sylvester) Muckerheide of Neilsville, Richard (Sally) of Jefferson, Ron-ald (Carol) of Mayville, Duane (fiancˇe Connie) of West Bend, Debra (John) Ruhnke of West Bend, Doreen (Bob) Schneider of Tennessee and Michael (Dawn) of West Bend.

She is further survived by 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo Kielski; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Arthur; three brothers, Anthony, Mick and Walter, and her sister, Stella Niessen.

A memorial service for Mary will be held on Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend, with Pastor Jean Bartlett officiating.

Cremation will be at Paradise Cremation Services.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated.