CASCO, Wis. - Marie Delwiche, 78, died Dec. 9, 2001, at St. Vincent Hospital.
Born April 21, 1923, in Red River, daughter of the late Louie and Adele Servais Vanness, she was a welder at Christy's Shipbuilding during World War II. She was later employed at Penning's Convalescent Home and Brown County Health Care as a cook. After her retirement, she was a volunteer for the Kewaunee County Aging Resource Center. A member of St. Hubert Catholic Church in Rosiere and St. Hubert Altar Society, she was also a member of the Casco Legion Auxiliary.
On May 7, 1946, she married Gilbert Delwiche who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Bonnie Gillis of Freedom; two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Laura Delwiche of Green Bay and Clovis and Cecelia Delwiche of Sikeston; and six grandchildren, Jenny Gillis, Brenda Gillis, Michael Gillis, Jean-Marie Delwiche, Molly Delwiche and Caitlin-Marie Delwiche.
Two brothers preceded her in death.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. Hubert Catholic Church with the Rev. Dennis Drury officiating.
Entombment followed in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
Wiesner and Massart Funeral Home of Casco was in charge of arrangements.