Mary Ann Kowaleski, 81

Mary Ann Kowaleski, (nee Bucher) found eternal peace on Jan. 12, 2014, at the age of 81 due to congestive heart failure.

Mary Ann was the beloved wife of Robert for 57 years. She is the loving mother of Jerry (Kathi) Kowaleski, Steve (Sue) Kowaleski, Tony Kowaleski (Tracy), Jean (John) Stib, Diane (Tim) Hanney and Judy (Al) Olsen. She is further loved by 20 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, George Bucher.

A visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, at Lumen Christi Parish, 2700 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 7 p.m. Private entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

Mary Ann enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family, baking, cooking, gardening and she had a passion for dancing.

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