Mary Jo Lindsey, 78

Mary Jo Lindsey, 78, of West Bend, formerly of Thiensville, June 10, 2012, died peacefully at Belgium Gardens, Belgium, where she had resided the past two years.

She was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Thiensville to Melvin and Margaret O’Leary Stowell. Growing up in Thiensville, she attended and graduated from Messmer High School in Milwaukee. She raised her family in West Bend and worked as a supervisor for Amity Leather Products in West Bend for many years, retiring in 1991.

Mary Jo was a caring and proud grandma. She enjoyed cheering on the Brewers and Packers and traveling. She liked to read, sew and craft.
She is survived by her children John Lindsey of Theresa, Kathleen “Bridget” Weiss of Chippewa Falls, Corrine (James) Mikesell of West Bend, Mary (Dave) Leininger of Saukville; grandchildren Patrick and Julie Lindsey, Beth Payne, Jill Schaefer, Laura Remy, Nathan and Erin Weiss, Kaitlin and Shane Jach and great-grandchildren Wyatt, Zeviah, Kearsten, Natalee and Abigale. Further survived by her sister Margaret “Peggy” (Jerry) Egelhoff of Thiensville, canine pal Maddie, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by brothers John and Robert Stowell and sister Virginia “Jean” Taylor.

Pastor Pat Mulcahy will officiate services at noon Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Poole Funeral Home, 203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Visitation from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday.

Memorials appreciated. Information and condolences at or 262-284-4431.

The family sends their deepest thanks to the staff of Belgium Gardens for their wonderful and supported care.