Mary Lou Shefka, 77
Mary Lou Shefka, 77, of North Fond du Lac
died Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011 at St. Agnes Hospital.
She was born on March 10, 1934 in Marenisco, Mich., the daughter of the
late Theodore and Myrtle Reese Russell. She was a 1951 graduate of the
Marenisco High School in Michigan. She married Anthony Shefka on Feb. 2,
1952 at the Catholic Church in Ramsey, Mich. Tony preceded her in death on
Nov. 29, 2006.
Mary Lou loved to sew, crochet, knit and all kinds of crafts. She will be
especially remembered for her baking, she was proud to be a mom and
grandma. She was a member of the Holy Family Parish.
Survivors include her two daughters: Diane (Jim) Feiereisen of Fond du Lac
and Peggy (Mike) Wondra of Lomira; six grandchildren, Ryan Hall (Melissa
West), Michael (Melinda) Belger, Brad Hall (Robyn Konyn), Miranda Fechter
(Ben Marsh) and Ashley Fechter (Shawn Lick) and Brandon Wondra; and two
great-grandchildren, Kaeli Marsh and Ethan Belger. Mary Lou is further
survived by three sisters: Jerri (Les) Weisinger of West Bend, Peggy Regis
of Rhinelander and Wyllis Grasso of Wakefield, Mich.; nieces, nephews and
many other relatives and friends. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her
parents and her husband Tony.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at noon at
the Holy Family Parish, 271 Fourth Street Way in Fond du Lac with Fr.
Victor Capriola. Friends may call at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the
time of the service. Memorials appreciated.
The Twohig Funeral Home of Fond du Lac is assisting the family with the
arrangements. Online condolences and guest book at