Mary Rose Trudeau

Mary Rose Trudeau (nee Connelly), 98, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center of West Bend. She was born on Aug. 26, 1912 to Charles and Jane Connelly in Chicago.

She married Francis Trudeau on June 8, 1940, the couple resided in Chicago Heights, Ill., and later moved to the town of West Bend in 1970. Mary was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church of Slinger and was also a member of the Christian Mothers Society.

She is survived by her children, Tom (Nan), Bill (Susan), Bob (Helen) and Dan (Judi); nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Francis; one sister, Jane (Sr. Marcella) Connelly; four brothers, John, James, Charles, and Richard Connelly.

The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 5 p.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Slinger with Fr. Richard Stoffel presiding. The visitation will be at the church only on Sunday, April 3 from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral Mass (4:45 p.m.). Interment will take place at St. Peter's Cemetery (OLD) on Monday, April 4, at 10 a.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family (262) 338-2050 or