In Memory

Mary Schultz (Nelson) - Class Of 1979

Nelson, Mary Elizabeth (Nee Schultz) Of New Berlin, WI passed away Saturday, December 20, 2008, age 48, after a brave struggle with pancreatic cancer. Mary was born in Kenosha, WI, on December 16, 1960, to William Richard and Marilyn Ruth (nee Lemanski) Schultz. She was educated in Kenosha schools, graduating from St. Mark Elementary School, St. Joseph High School (1979) and Carthage College (1983). Mary was employed in telecommunications and retired from AT&T after 24 years as an Associate Business Manager. She loved shopping, traveling and animals, especially dogs and giraffes. Surviving are her mother Marilyn Schultz, of Kenosha; sister Carol (Leo P.) Graf, of Kenosha; brother James (Jean) Schultz, of Appleton, WI; nieces Christina (Jason) Kowalski, of Milwaukee, Sarah (Brian) Van Cleve, of Port Washington, WI, Rebecca Schultz, of Milwaukee, Kathryn Graf, of Kenosha, and Emily Schultz, of Appleton; nephews Leo R. (Amber) Graf, of Kenosha and Timothy Schultz, of Appleton. Special friend of Kathleen (James) Rozanske, of Milwaukee. Also surviving Mary are are her aunt, Kathleen Joiner, of Tennessee, uncle Richard (Barbara) Lemanski, of Hazelhurst, WI, and great-nephew George Van Cleve, of Port Washington, WI. Mary was preceded in death by her father William R. Schultz, in 1991, and a brother, Robert William Schultz, in infancy. Memorial Gathering at the Funeral Home Sunday, December 28, 2008, 4-7PM. Additional Memorial Gathering Monday, December 29, 2008, at FOREST PARK UNITED Presbyterian Church, 2300 S. Sunnyslope Rd., New Berlin, 10-10:30AM. Memorial Service at 10:30AM. Private burial at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to a charity of the giver's choice. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Pastor Roger Woehl, Dr. Sailaja Kamaraju and her staff at the Cancer Center of West Allis Memorial Hospital, the Aurora VNA Hospice, especially Lori, R.N. and Lisa, H.H.A. for their excellent care and concern shown to Mary during her illness. Condolences to: KRAUSE FUNERAL HOMES and Cremation Service 12401 W. National 262-786-8009