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Mary Ann Siolka, 86, De Pere/Pulaski, passed away peacefully, July 11, 2022, at the Jack & Engrid Meng Hospice Residence, De Pere, surrounded by her family. The daughter of Lawrence and Harriet (Tilque) Wagner was born June 13, 1936.

Mary Ann was a Pulaski High School graduate. On September 1, 1956, she married Norbert Siolka. Mary Ann worked various jobs throughout her working career, including a switchboard operator for the Pulaski Telephone Co., waitressing at the Lorelei Inn for five years and at the Valley Motel for 10 years, various office positions at Northern Shoe Co., several jobs at Wisconsin Public Service for 17 years, and as a tax preparer for 22 years. Mary Ann fulfilled her dream of a college degree obtaining a bachelor’s degree from UWGB in 1990.

Mary Ann always remembered birthdays and anniversaries. She loved to cook for the family, and especially enjoyed making booyah. She was very generous to all, and her home was always open to fans for Packer games. She loved shopping, and always looked to find a good deal. Mary Ann also enjoyed traveling and reading and was in a book club for many years. She was a member of the Pulaski American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include her loving husband of over 65 years, Norbert; her five children: Karen (Dale) McDermid, Green Bay, Mary (Ed) Haupt, Holmen, Bob (Donna) Siolka, Holmen, Kathy (Larry) Pomerleau, Lake Zurich, IL, and Debby (Brian) Pasterski, Green Bay; her grandchildren: Taylor (Emma) Siolka, Michelle Pomerleau, Tony Haupt, Nicole Pomerleau, Natalie (Jake) Grimsled, Courtney McDermid (fiancé, Chris), Kylee (Travis) Kowalski, Madeleine Haupt (fiancé, Jack), Zachary Pasterski, Matthew Pasterski, and Ryan McDermid (fiancée, Caitlin). She is further survived by her great-grandchildren: Harper and Hudson Kowalski, Sunday and Otto Siolka, and Jaden and Lyla Grimsled; a brother, John (Joan) Wagner; two sisters: Ethel Duhm and Sandy (Frank) Krummey; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Lawrence and Harriet, she was preceded in death by infant grandchildren, John and Shannon, and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Friends are invited to gather with the family at Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, on Monday, July 18, from 4-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, at St. John the Baptist Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., (entrance is directly across from BP gas station) from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. with Fr. James Lucas presiding. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire 1st floor nursing staff at Bellin Hospital and the Unity Hospice team for the care and compassion given to Mary Ann.