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Frances “Mary” Stanek

Frances “Mary” Stanek Frances “Mary” Stanek

Frances “Mary” Stanek, 82, Cadott, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, surrounded by her family.

Mary was born July 2, 1938, in Boyd, to Francis and Mayme (Jackson) Bourget.

She was a 1956 graduate of Cadott High School, and was happily married to Joe Stanek for the past 56 years.

Mary was a long-time clerk at the Cadott Post Office and enjoyed retirement with her friends golfing (2000 Hole-In-One), bowling and swimming. She was also a proud member of the 1959 Wagner’s 36 1/2 Lanes Women’s Wisconsin State Champion Softball team.

She is survived by her husband – Joseph Stanek, Cadott; son and daughter-in-law – Steve and Linda (Granger) Stanek, Slinger, and grandchildren – Sam, Tyler and Calen Stanek; daughters – Jane Sanford, Eau Claire, and grandchildren – Alex and Allie Sanford, and Dana Stanek (Chad), Milwaukee; sister – Donna and Gary Rykal, Cadott; brothers and sisters-in-law – William Sazama, River Falls, John and Linda Stanek, Cadott, and Marianne Comstock, Sheboygan; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister – Dorothy (Dodie) Sazama.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Boyd, with Father William Felix officiating. Visitation was held prior to the service, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, from 1 p.m., until the time of service.

Interment will be in the St. Rose Cemetery, Town of Sigel, Chippewa County, at a later date.