Mary Markey, 85 |
Sept. 10, 1930 — March 2, 2016
Mary Markey, age 85, of Fremont, formerly of Milwaukee and Thiensville, died on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Kindred Hearts in Fond du Lac. She was born on Sept. 10, 1930, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Santo and Antonia (Ziino) Lanza. In 1958, Mary married Patrick Markey in Wauwatosa. He preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 2003.
Mary worked for Square D for 18 years and then for Miller Brewery for 22 years. After moving to Fremont, Mary worked at Hahn-a-lula washing dishes. She enjoyed reading suspense novels, gardening, playing cards with the neighbors and she loved her cats, Stevie and Garfield.
Mary is survived by her son, Scott (Kathy) Peterson, Fond du Lac; three grandsons, Brad, Brian and Josh Peterson, Fond du Lac; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at noon at the Lewin Funeral Home, Fremont.
Pastor Alex will officiate.
Inurnment will be in Wolf River Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.