Mary Schrank

Mary Schrank, nee Rouse, 59, of the town of Trenton, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at her residence.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1948 in Marinette to the late Leo and Joyce (nee Manuer) Rouse, and was united in marriage to Joe Schrank on July 20, 1968 in Milwaukee.

Together they ran several bars before owning their own bar, the Iron Horse Saloon.

Mary loved singing Karaoke, and going on motorcycle rides. She enjoyed spending time outdoors especially camping and planting flowers.

Mary simply enjoyed the pretty things in life. She loved her family and her dog, Rock.

Survvors include her husband, Joe; two sons, Joey Schrank (Tami Wankowski) of Hartford and Clint Schrank (Angela Trisko) of West Bend; and four grandchildren, Jeff and Ashley Stoffel, and Hunter and Trent Schrank.

She is further survived by two sisters, Sally Cholka of Marinette and Nancy (Roy) Strom of West Bend; a brother, Roger (Gail) Rouse of Cudahy; a special nephew, John Schrank of Milwaukee; her close friend, Linda Miller; and many other dear relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a sister, Marley Kamps; and a brother, Bobby Rouse.

A funeral service in celebration of Mary’s life will be held on Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home in West Bend, with Rev. John Bass of Cedar Springs Church officiating.

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

Memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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