Mary Monica Breunig, 98, died on Sunday July 24, 2022 at Pines Assisted Living in Prairie du Sac. She was born in Plain on May 4, 1924 to the late William and Anna (Alt) Grauvogl. She was united in marriage to Wilfred “Willie” Breunig on October 23, 1945; he preceded her in death on August 11, 2006. Mary began her professional career at Sonora Radio in Chicago in the mid-1940s and after raising her children worked at Marie’s Dress Shop, Riverside Fashions and Carr Valley Cheese until the age of 89. years young. She was blessed to stay in her home on Madison St., Sauk City for 68 years before moving to the Pines in Prairie du Sac. Mary was known as “Cookie Grandma”, she loved to cook and made wonderful cookies. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and a member of CCW Parish
She is survived by her children, Dennis (Joan), Roger (Carla), Steve (Dorothy), Patricia (Jim) Rasque-Larsh, Debra (David) Lundgren; grandchildren, Jason and Joshua (Christi) Breunig, Angela (Vince) Cameranesi, Aaron (Dana) Breunig, Emily (David) Hoover, Michael (Mary), Daniel (Tori), Mark (Megan Haas) Breunig, James (Krista ) and Mitchell (Melissa) Rasque, Mary (Jeff) Bye, Michelle (Dave) Kyhn, Patrick (Priscilla) and Jon Lundgren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, James Masak and sister-in-law, Fidalia “Dale” Breunig. Mary is survived by many nephews and nieces, as well as other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Willie; she was predeceased by a son-in-law, Rodney Rasque and her siblings, Helen (Edgar) Klingbeil, Edna (Bob) Flemming, Matilda “Tillie” (Paul) Breunig, Lawrence (Helen) Grauvogl, Frederick “Fritz” (Iris) Grauvogl and Paul Grauvogl.
Mary’s family would like to thank the staff at Pines and Pines Assisted Living and Agrace Hospice for their loving care and a special thank you to the priests at Divine Mercy Parish for their frequent visits and spiritual support.
A Christian Burial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 115 Madison St., Sauk City with Fr. Miguel Galvez in celebration. A rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. and a visitation will follow on Wednesday. July 27, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hooverson Funeral Home, 251 Water St., Sauk City and from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home the morning of Mass. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Aloysius School Tuition Fund or 6:8 Making Service Personal.
Online condolences can be made at hooversonfuneralhomes.com
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