Mary Elizabeth Keuper, nee Murray, age 85, a former resident of the Town of Mitchell, Wisconsin passed away on September 10, 2015 at Gables on the Pond in Random Lake, where she had been a resident for the past ten years.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Edward J. Keuper.

Mary was born on August 16, 1930 the only child of Benjamin and Mary (Karoses) Murray. Mary grew up in the Town of Mitchell. She attended grade school in the one-room school houses of Pius and Parnell. Mary graduated from Plymouth High School in 1948. She received a degree in Medical Technology from Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee graduating in 1952. Mary worked as a medical technologist for several years before retiring in 1975.

Mary was an avid reader. She enjoyed gardening and loved all things in nature especially animals. Mary had a knack for writing poetry and dabbled in painting pictures such as florals and trees. She made scrapbooks of family and nature. She collected antique postcards and glassware.

Survivors include her daughter: Betsy (Dave) Schober of the Town of Scott; son: Jay (Barbara) Keuper of the Town of Mitchell; sister-in-law: Geraldine Henkel of Plymouth; nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at St. Michael Catholic Church in the Town of Mitchell with the Rev. John Radetski officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday morning from 10:30 AM until the time of service. Schneider Funeral Home & Life Tributes of Plymouth is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, all memorial money will be donated to the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the wonderful staff at Gables on the Pond for their years of care and the Hospice Advantage staff for their care and support during Mary’s final days.

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