Mary Mundt

Mary Mundt (nee Meade), 71, of West Bend, passed away after a short illness at Froedtert Medical Center in Milwaukee, on May 19, 2009.

The daughter of Ralph and Magdalen Meade, Mary was born on June 4, 1937, in Iowa City, Iowa, and moved as a child to Mt. Pleasant, where she graduated from high school. She graduated from Marycrest College in Davenport. On June 18, 1960, she was united in marriage to David Mundt.

She was, for many years, the learning resources technician/head librarian at Moraine Park Technical College. She was an active member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), was currently the president of the local chapter, past member of the board and involved on both regional and statewide levels. She loved to read and quilt, and was a member of the Fireside and AAUW book clubs, among several others.

She is survived by her husband, David; her four children, Donald of Temple City, Calif., Janet of West Bend, Maureen (Todd) Fauske of Topsham, Maine, and Brian of San Diego, Calif.; two grandchildren, Madeline of Memphis, Tenn., and Amanda of Temple City, Calif.; four brothers, Daniel of Burlington, Iowa, Richard of North Liberty, Iowa, Maurice of Mediapolis, Iowa, and Leo of Fairfield, Texas; and two sisters, Teresa of Delmar, N.Y., and Martha of San Francisco, Calif. Mary is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, William "Bill"; two sisters, Rita and Margaret; and her parents.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, May 23, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend. The Rev. Jeffrey Haines will officiate with visitation at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials to the Washington County Campus Foundation/ AAUW Scholarship Fund, in care of Cathi Dziedzic, University of Wisconsin-Washington County, 400 S. University Drive, West Bend, WI 53095 are appreciated.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is serving the family. 334-2776. Online guest book and condolences may be found at