Born: April 12, 1934
Died: April 15, 2009
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mary Katherine Stelton died on April 15, 2009 at the age of 75. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on April 18, 2009, at the Osborn Funeral Home on Southern Ave. She will then come to rest at the Dartford Cemetery in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Deacon Homer Tucker of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton will be officiating.
Mary was born on April 12, 1934, in Milwaukee, WI and grew up in Green Lake, WI.
Mary Stelton was a champion baton twirler and graduated from Green Lake High School as valedictorian. She then attended and graduated from Marquette University. She was a member of the Red Hat Club and enjoyed reading every day. She was an excellent cook and was artistically gifted in creating beautiful paintings which decorated her home. Visiting with and watching her granddaughter was her favorite thing to do. She was appreciated and received numerous awards for her efforts in education and for volunteering her time to help others. She did these things without asking anything in return. She was a cherished Mother and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Mary Stelton was preceded in death by her daughter Debra Jo and her mother Irene Haberman. She is survived by her sister Jo Ann Brantley, AZ; her sons Daniel Stelton (Karen) of Des Moines, IA, Dana Stelton (Cindy) of Marshfield, WI; and daughter Beth Allen (Burt) of Shreveport. There are four grandchildren Stephanie, Brett, Eric and Kendall.
The family wants to give a special thanks to Dr. Bob Massingill and the 6th floor Oncology department at Christus Schumpert Hospital. The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in the name of Mary Stelton.