Mabel Bailey, 94, passed away in the Hospice House, in Pleasant Prairie, on Wednesday, July 8, 2009. She was born in Danbury, IA, on September 25, 1914, the daughter of the late Steve and Rose (nee: Kuipke) Pullis. She moved to Racine in 1934.
On October 9, 1934, she was united in marriage to Warner Bailey Sr. who preceded her in death on August 29, 1990. Mrs. Bailey had been employed by Massey Ferguson for over 13 years until retiring in 1979. She was a member of the Pleasant Hours Card Club. She enjoyed sewing, baking, and decorating cakes. But her greatest love was spending time with her family.
Surviving are her granddaughters, Cathi Gunn of Burnsville, MN, and Lori (Richard) Gavin; great-grandchildren, Kinzie (Jason) Mazurkiewicz, Jacqueline Harrell, Kimberly Kissh, Adam Diekhoff and Angelina Balistreri; nine great-great-grandchildren; brother Uno Pullis in Oregon; sisters, Claire Beard in California and Joyce (Art) Thomsen of Racine. Her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends further survive her. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her son, Warner “Jay” Bailey Jr.; brother, Wayne Pullis; sisters, Estelle Dexter and Ruby Rublesoki.
Her Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Sunday, July 12, at 3 p.m., with Rev. Jeffrey M. Thielen officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. In keeping with her wishes, cremation will follow. Memorials have been suggested to Hospice House, 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd., Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158.
The family would like to thank Dr. Byron and his staff, and the staff of Hospice House for the care and compassion shown to Mabel and her family.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000