Mary N. Macfarlane, 73

Mary N. Macfarlane, of Cedarburg, passed away on Jan. 24, 2012, at 
the age of 73.

She was the beloved wife of the late Douglas; loving mother of Jerry 
(Cindy) and Jeff;  loving grandmother of Kristin, Michael, Rheanna 
and William;  dear sister of Bruce (Mae) Nelson, Rachel (Terry) 
Roswell and Karen (Dean) Gillett. She is further survived by nieces, 
nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mary was born in Rice Lake on July 22, 1938, the daughter of William 
and Irene (nee Dalhoe) Nelson and grew up in Sand Creek.  Mary 
graduated valedictorian of Colfax High School, Class of 1956. Mary 
was united in marriage to Douglas on Aug. 12, 1958, in Winnona, Minn. 
Mary attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and graduated 
from UW-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Science degree in botany and 
general science. Mary taught science for one year at Port Washington 
High School and then moved on to work at F.W. Woolworth and Foot 
Locker for 26 years as a payroll and dispersment clerk.

Mary enjoyed golfing, watching all the Wisconsin sports teams, 
flowers, music, birds and all her family and friends. Mary also sang 
for many years with the Bel Canto Chorus in Milwaukee.

A memorial service will be held at the Mueller Funeral Home, W63 N527 
Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, today, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m.  Family will 
receive friends at the funeral home today from 4 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.
Memorials of your choice are appreciated.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.