Mary Ann J. Tuttle, age 79, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at the Harbor House in Kenosha. She was born in Caledonia, WI, June 20, 1930, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Nee: Mutchie) Michel.
On November 4, 1950, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Mary Ann was united in marriage to Derle C. Tuttle, who preceded her in death in 1995. She was an active member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church where she volunteered with the Harmony Club and Altar Sodality. Mary Ann enjoyed cooking and baking. More than anything, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
Surviving are four sons, David (Jacqueline) Tuttle, Daniel (Deborah) Tuttle, Richard (Diane) Tuttle, and Del (Cherie) Tuttle; ten grandchildren, Kellie (Paul) Jacobs, Thomas (Katie) Tuttle, Cassandra (Kyle) Kwiatkowski, Jessica Tuttle, Christopher (Christine) Tuttle, Timothy Tuttle, Ryan and Sarah Tuttle; Johnathon and Michael Tuttle; seven great grandchildren, Kyla Tuttle, Karma and Logan Jacobs, Cecily, Maxwell, Joseph and Zachary Tuttle; brothers and sisters, David (Rose) Michel, Lawrence (Joyce) Michel, Doris Behrens, LaVerne (LeRoy) Behrens; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, June Michel, Ramona Michel, Joan (Jonathon) Hancock, Sheila (Dan) Weir; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Mary Ann was also preceded in death by her brothers, Leo, Michael, Joseph, William; and her sisters, Rose Buchman and Catherine Kastenson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 1401 Grove Ave., Monday November 23, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Sunday at the funeral home from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and at the church Monday from 1 p.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to St. Edward’s Catholic Church have been suggested.
The family extends a special thank you to Mary Ann’s sisters, LaVerne and Doris, and to her niece, Diane, for all of their loving and compassionate care and support.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
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