Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Mary E. (Theisen) Doebereiner

Mary E. Doebereiner, nee: Theisen, age 91, passed away on July 30, 2014, at Elizabeth Residence.  Mary was born in Racine on September 22, 1922, daughter of the late Raymond and Stella (Jacobson) Theisen.

Mary was a graduate of St. Catherine's High School “Class of 1940.” After high school Mary was employed as an office secretary at Milwaukee Cheese Company, Racine.

On November 4, 1944, she was united in marriage to Donald C. Doebereiner, at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, Racine.  Mary was a homemaker, former volunteer at Holy Name School, Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den mother.  Mary was a social person who enjoyed traveling and playing cards. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her six children, Donald (Sandra)  of Kenosha, Terry (Barbara)  of Union Grove, Mark (Jean)  of Brookfield, Judith (Allan) Tripp of Racine, Susan (Michael) Noland of Overland Park, Kansas, and Paul  of Racine; 13 grandchildren, Scott , Steven (Heather), Mike (Jaime), Jenni (Scott) Kirn, Katie (Todd) Witek, Brian, Karen (Erik) Eidem, Kevin (Sarah) Tripp, Denise (John) Szymczak, Danielle Noland, Kristen (Austin) Katzer, Stacey (Brian) Johnson, David Noland; 17 great-grandchildren, Alexia, Conner, Ethan, Ashley, Meghan, Ryan, Andrew, Maddie, Abbie, Alex, Karl, Ally, Jacob, Josh, Holly, Cory and Amanda; brother, Raymond Theisen of  Racine; sister-in-law, Elaine Doebereiner of Mountain Home, AK; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her dear husband, Donald, on May 10, 2011; and her brother, Joseph Theisen in 1982.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 4, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s by the Lake Catholic Church, 7605 Lakeshore Drive, with Rev. Stephen J. Stradinger officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass.  Memorials to St. Mary’s by the Lake Catholic Church, Elizabeth Residence, 5737 Erie St, Racine 53402 or Seasons Hospice, 6737 W. Washington St, Suite 2150, West Allis, WI 53214 have been suggested.

The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the entire staff at Elizabeth Residence and Seasons Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of our mother.

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