Mary Ann Ringle
Mary Ann Ringle, of Fredonia, passed away unexpectedly during her cancer battle. She was 77. Mary Ann was born in Milwaukee on March 22, 1936, daughter of Albert Werra and Marcella Piakowski Werra. She grew up on the East Side of Milwaukee, spending her childhood with her large extended family. After high school, Mary Ann attended the University of Iowa, graduating with a degree in Occupational Therapy, and became a registered Occupational Therapist. On September 24, 1960, she married Richard Ringle at Holy Rosary Parish in Milwaukee. The couple resided in Shorewood until 1974 when they moved to Waubeka. Mary Ann was an active member of Divine Savior Parish - St. Rose of Lima Chapel in Fredonia, where she was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She was also a member of Opus Dei, and the Fredonia Lioness Club. Mary Ann was a member of the Northern Ozaukee School Board from 1980 to 1998, serving as President of the Board from 1985-1992 and Clerk for the Board from 1993-1998.
Mary Ann is survived by her husband Richard of Waubeka, her eight children: David (Valorie) Ringle of Juneau, AK, Fred (Susan) Ringle of Fredonia, Tom Ringle of Pine Island, MN, Peter (Hilary) Ringle of West Palm Beach, FL, Kate (Dale) Koehler of Amery, Mike (Erin) Ringle of New Hope, MN, Joe Ringle and Tim (Corrine) Ringle both of Fredonia. She is further survived by 24 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. She is preceded in death by daughter-in-law Jeanne Ringle and her granddaughter Kristen Koehler.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 27th at 11 AM at Divine Savior Parish - Holy Cross Chapel, Hwy A & Hwy B in Belgium. Father Todd Budde will be presiding. She will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. Visitation will take place on Monday, August 26th from 4-7 PM at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington and again on Tuesday, August 27th at the CHURCH from 10 AM until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to the Divine Savior Catholic School Scholarship Fund. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com
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Ray & I want to extend our sincere condolences to you Richard and your lovely family. Mary Ann was a great lady and I am sure she will be missed by all.
We were honored to share stories and laughs with Mary on Sundays after church at Big Apple Bagel. Mary had a sparkle, joy and loving smile. We miss her already.
Our heartfelt condolences. Such a fine, warm and lovely woman. We are blessed to have known her.
Ringle Family, I just heard of Mary Ann's passing. I am so sorry. We were neighbors for over 35 years. She was always a joy to visit with, over the fence when she would be working in the garden. She was so proud of ... more