Marie Elizabeth Stephany

Marie Elizabeth Stephany, 98, a resident of Fond du Lac, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Kindred Hearts Senior Living surrounded by her family.

She was born March 29, 1916 in LeRoy, WI, a daughter of the late, Edmund and Elsie Krapfl Sonnentag.

On September 27, 1941 she married Alexander H. Stephany at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fond du Lac.

Marie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.  She enjoyed needle point, cross stitching, flower gardening and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include one son, John (Deborah) of Fond du Lac; three daughters, Alice (Dick) Scheffen of Sherwood, Gail (Tom) Kuitert of Fond du Lac and Janet (Steven) Guelzow of Fond du Lac; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alexander on October 19, 1974 and her three brothers, Armond, Harold and Vernon.

Visitation: The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday at Holy Family Church. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.

Special thanks to the staff at Kindred Hearts and Generations Home Care and Hospice for the loving care given our mother over the last 2 months.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.