Mary F. Tennie, Age 83, of Shiocton, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Cherry Meadows Hospice in Appleton. She was born on November 13, 1927 in Mackville, daughter of the late John and Odelia (Fries) Baumann. On November 29, 1947, she was united in marriage to Leonard Tennie. Mary was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Stephensville. She enjoyed spending time with her family, baking, gardening, playing bingo and sheepshead. Survivors include her husband of 63 years Leonard; children: Bill (Monica) Tennie, Diane (Larry) Peters, Bob (Julie) Tennie, Carl Tennie, Bonnie (Chris) Wysocki, Brenda (Kevin) Lohrenz, Pam (Terry) Tackman, Brian (Bonnie) Tennie, Jim (Dana) Tennie; grandchildren: Mike and special friend Pam, Katie, Lexi, John (Sara), Lori (Matt), Brad, Leslie, Nate, Cory and special friend Traci, Melissa (Gio), Dan, Scott (Lindsay), Rick (Becky), Steven, Cody, Austin, Allyson, Brooklyn, Breelyn, Evan and Kyle; great-grandchildren: Antonio, Angelo, Joseph, Quintin and Nathan. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends further survive her.
Her parents, a grandson Eric and 12 siblings preceded her in death. The Funeral Mass for Mary was held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Denis Catholic Church in Shiocton with Fr. Norm Krutzik, Fr. John Kastenholz, and Sister Pauline Fiener leading the services. The visitation for Mary was held at St. Denis Catholic Church in Shiocton on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.