Mary Katharine DuFresne, 94


Mary Katharine DuFresne (nee Helbling) found peace on May 26, 2011, at the age of 94. She was a longtime resident of Thiensville.

She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Louis DuFresne; and loving mother of Philip (Cheryl), Suzanne Smith, Barbara Wambold and Patricia Hodgson (Dennis Rockafield). She is further survived by eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Katharine was a devoted and active member of Lumen Christi Parish in Thiensville, and was a beloved member of the choir for many years.
Special thanks to the staff at Alexian Village Assisted Living and the Alexian Health Center.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Lumen Christi Parish, 116 N. Orchard St., Thiensville, followed by a funeral Mass at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Covenant House or the Catholic Relief Services are appreciated.

Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.