Mary Ann C. Stemper (nee Buhl), 80, of the Town of Greenbush, WI passed away peacefully late Tuesday evening (May 26, 2015) at the Sharon S. Richardson Hospice in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Town of Chilton, WI, a daughter of the late John S. and Monica (Mayer) Buhl.

She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Grade School and graduated from Chilton High School in 1952.

She worked as a bookkeeper for John Deere Implement of Chilton and Kneuf & Tesch Company (now known as Kaytee Products).

On August 25, 1962 she married James Stemper at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chilton. The couple has resided on the family homestead since their marriage.

She was the bookkeeper for the family farm (Stemper Farms) for over 50 years.

She was a former member of St. Fridolin’s Catholic Church in Glenbeulah where she belonged to the Christian Mothers Society in the church. She was a current member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake.

Mary Ann had been a member of the Sheboygan County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.

She enjoyed the love of her grandchildren and children and cherished all the time she spent with them.

Mary Ann is survived by her loving husband of 52 years: James of the Town of Greenbush; Her children: Helen (Jim) Beine of Kohler, Thomas (Silvana) Stemper of the Town of Plymouth, Ken Stemper of the Town of Greenbush; Her cherished grandchildren: Dr. Jaime (Dan) Sheridan of Manhattan, Kansas, Ann Marie Beine (special friend: Ellis Miller) of Madison, WI, Kevin Beine of Madison, Nicole and Lisa Beine, both of Kohler, Maria Carmen Stemper of the Town of Plymouth, Ana Clara Stemper of Town of Plymouth; One sister: Rita (Frank) Schleinz of Sheboygan; Two brothers-in-law: John (Mary) Stemper of Kiel, Jerald (Ginny) Stemper of Fond du Lac; Two sisters-in-law: JoAnn (Al) Hiebing of Cross Plains and

Janet (Don) Schade of Menominee Falls, WI. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister and brother-in-law: Jean and Dennis Zastrow.

A mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday morning (June 1, 2015) at 11:00 A.M. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake. Father Dan Volkert, pastor of the church officiated. Burial will be held in St. Thomas Aquinas South Cemetery in Greenbush.

Visitation was held on Sunday (May 31) at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth from 3:00-6:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 6:00 P.M. Visitation continued on Monday at the Resurrection Chapel at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial funds is being established in Mary Ann’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the 4th floor nurses at Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center and the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice for all the care and compassion given to Mary Ann.

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