Mary M. Follansbee

 

Mary M. Follansbee, 92, died peacefully on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Beaver Dam.

A private funeral service will be held, and burial will be at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Wilton.

Mary Follansbee was born on May 12, 1928, the daughter of Dan and Marie (Gregor) McGarvey of Wilton, Wis. She married Clyde J. Follansbee on Sept. 2, 1967, in Milwaukee, Wis.  She was employed at General Motors in Milwaukee for 20 years.  She resided in Milwaukee from 1951–1971, in Eagle River from 1971–1974, in Tomah from 1974–1975, and moved to Beaver Dam in September 1975.

Mary was a member of Saint Katharine Drexel Church, belonged to the Catholic Women’s Society, and was a member of the Partners of Beaver Dam Hospital.  She volunteered at the Surgery Center at Beaver Dam Hospital starting in 1998, volunteered at the Red Cross Blood Bank, and helped with funeral dinners.

Survivors include a son, Fred of Chicago; a sister-in-law; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde, in 1992; a daughter, Carla, in 1974; a brother, Joe, in 2003; a brother, Robert, in 2018; and two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com.

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