THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Mary J. Fleischman
Mary Jane Fleischman, 86, of Wausaukee, passed away Saturday March 4, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.
Born July 18, 1930 in Antigo, to Joseph and Marie (Schisel) Skarlupka, she married Elmer Fleischman on Nov. 21, 1953 in Antigo and he preceded her in death on April 17, 2006.
In June 1967 the family moved to Wausaukee where she focused on raising their children and operating a dairy farm.
Survivors include seven daughters, Lanita (Wayne) Schwartz of L'Anse, Mi., Mary (Dave) Putzer, Oshkosh, Alice Fleischmann, Merrill, Heidi Fleischmann, DePere, Margie (Chad) Atwood, Athelstane, Beth (Patrick) Phillips, Medford and Amy (Bill) Gramins, Boyceville; six sons, Elmer (Dale) Fleischman, Idaho Falls, Id., Mark Fleischman, Merrill, Henry Fleischman, Wausaukee, Christopher (Theresa) Fleischman, Texas, Jay (Kendall) Fleischman, Ft. Collins, Co. and Jonathan (Clara) Fleischmann, Sheboygan Falls; 64 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Frisch, Antigo; three brothers, George (Carol) Skarlupka and David (Jean) Skarlupka, both of Pelican Lake and Andrew (Phyllis) Skarlupka, Merrill.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Rose Holtz; a son, Kevin Fleischman; six grandchildren; three sisters and two brothers.
Visitation will be held at St. Mary's Oratory, 325 Grand Ave., Wausau on Thursday, March 9 from 9:30 a.m. until time of a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Francis Altiere as celebrant. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery in Antigo. Bradley Funeral Home of Antigo is assisting the family with arrangements.