Mary Ellen Resech

Mary Ellen Resech, age 96, of Abbotsford, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Ministry St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield.
A memorial Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford. Father Tim Oudenhoven presided. Inurnment was held at Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Family and friends were welcomed on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.
Mary was born on March 30, 1921, in Medford, the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Koestner) Bauer. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Glen Resech, on May 5, 1948, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford.
She enjoyed reading, playing cards, gardening, cleaning, cooking and baking. She was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Parish, the Catholic Order of Foresters and the Knights of Columbus.
Mary is survived by her three children, John (Gale) of Colby, Tom (Vicki) of Hatley and Nick (Debbie) of Mosinee; four grandchildren, Gwen of Buffalo City, Jon of Hudson, Jereme (Erika) of Dorchester and Justin of Longmont, Colo.; and five great-grandchildren, Avery, Gabriel, Ethan, Jasmine and Evan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen, and her eleven siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to St. Bernard’s Church.
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