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Mary Linda Dessmann

March 13, 1946 June 10, 2020
Mary Linda Dessmann
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Obituary for Mary Linda Dessmann

Mary Linda Dessmann, 74, Oconto, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at home surrounded by family and friends. Mary was born March 13, 1946 in Oconto to the late Wilhelm and Ruby (Yahnke) Dessmann. She married Joseph Hansen and were married for 18 years before he passed away. Mary attended Brick Elementary School in Brookside and then briefly went to Oconto Falls High School before graduating from Oconto High School in 1964. She owned a beauty shop for over 35 years, worked at Marinette Marine for a time before becoming an over the road owner/operator for 18 years. She was the first woman to be a member of the Oconto Gun Club. Her hobbies included bowling, shooting trap (many trophies), and competitive billiards. She also enjoyed collecting antique glassware and jewelry, attending rummage sales, traveling, gardening, cutting firewood, and most of all telling a good story.

Mary was preceded in death by her son Matthew Dessmann. She was also preceded in death by uncles, Albert (Dorthey), Otto (Lilian), Errol (Teenie), Wilbur (Andrea), Elmer (Ruth), and aunt, Hilma “Sis” (Edward).

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Sunday, June 14, 2020. Visitation will continue on Monday, June 15, from 10 to 11 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 AM at the church with the Rev. Bob Karuhn officiating. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Jun

4:00 PM 6/14/2020 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/14/2020 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Visitation

Monday

15

Jun

10:00 AM 6/15/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Monday

15

Jun

11:00 AM 6/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Mass of Christian Burial by Rev. Bob Karuhn

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Brookside Cemetery Final Resting Place

4309 Brookside Cemetery Road
Abrams, WI 54101

4309 Brookside Cemetery Road Abrams 54101 WI
United States
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