Mary "Thelma" Rasch

Mary "Thelma" Rasch, 78, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008.

She was born May 23, 1929 in Gary, Ind. to Joseph P. and Catherine E. (Bartley) Ray.

She was active in sports, an avid reader, gardener, bird watcher and rock hound.

She was the wife of the late David Rasch; loving mother of Brian (Kelly), Elizabeth, Bar-bara (Tom) Schilhabel, John (Diane), Janet (James) Shulka, Frances (Harold) Shin-sato, Mary Ellen (Dean) Hall, Robert and Arthur (Heather) Rasch.

She was also loved by 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be at Calvary Assembly of God, 1110 E. Decorah Road, West Bend, on Tuesday, May 20, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., and at the Krause Funeral Home, 9000 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee, on Wednes-day from 10 to 11 a.m. with a funeral service at 11 a.m.

Burial will follow in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Momís open arms will be missed.