Mary Dallesasse, 79, of Mayville passed away peacefully on February 11, 2022, with her family by her side.
Mary was born in Milwaukee on March 26,1942, to Edward F. Donley and Doris C. (Sarow) Donley. She grew up the daughter of a truck farmer and tinkerer and had many adventures in the fields surrounding her childhood home in Menomonee Falls. She shared her adventures with her two sisters and many cousins. As a child, Mary attended Nelson School, a one room country schoolhouse, and always thought with her “Nelson School Logic.”
Mary married Richard Dallesasse on September 11,1965, at St. Leo’s Parish in Milwaukee and they shared 57 years of marriage together. As a child, Mary dreamed of becoming a wife and mother. She made her dream come true with Richard. Mary was a devoted wife and loving mother who worked tirelessly for her family and made her family strong.
Mary’s creativity knew no bounds. She was a skilled quilter who enjoyed many quilting adventures with her Bernina Babes.
Mary is survived by her husband, Richard Dallesasse and their two children, Scott Dallesasse and Jill Dallesasse. She is also survived by her grandson, Lucas Dallesasse; her sisters, Donna Hagel and Marge (Jack) Kurtzbein, and countless friends and relatives.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Edward F. Donley and Doris C. (Sarow) Donley; her in-laws, Emil D. Dallesasse and Emeline J. (Hull) Dallesasse; and her brother-in-law, Walter Hagel.
The memorial gathering will be on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mayville from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The memorial Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Tuesday at church with Rev. Fr. Tom Biersack officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Bethel Cemetery in Evansville, Wisconsin.
The Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com.