Age 83, died Saturday August 25th, 2018, at her home. She was born December 19th 1934 in Kaukauna, daughter of the late Andrew and Angeline (Bowers) Bodde. On June 19th 1952 Mary married Kenneth Wallace at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna. She was employed by St. Elizabeth Hospital, Dabs Hat and the Hyland House in her lifetime. Mary loved the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears. She loved to go gambling with her sister Rita Van Linn, cooking at the Kaukauna Moose Lodge # 953 and going camping with her family. Survivors include her children and their spouses: Peggy (Mike) Mahn, Rick “Wally” (Jackie) Wallace, and Rich (Kathy) Wallace. Seven grandchildren: Brian (Nicole), Cory (Sue) and Joel (Gina) Mahn. Matthew Wallace, Lindsay (Scott) Deering, Amy (Chris) Timm, and Chris (Hollie) Wallace; ten great grandchildren, Tyler Mahn, Samantha Mahn, Maci Van Gompel, Grant Van Gompel, Addison Mahn, Stella Mahn, Crue Vasiak, Daxton Mahn, Claire Deering, Laylah Wallace and another great grandchild on the way; one sister and one sister-in-law: Rita Bodde and Frida Bodde; numerous nieces and nephews. She is further survived by her late husband’s family: Earl Wallace, Grace (Melvin) Hietpas, Donna Eake, Pat Van Grinsven, Rose Verhagen, William (Jean) Wallace, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Ken Wallace, Robert Bodde, Virgil Bodde, Betty Bodde, Charles Bodde, John Bodde, Ruth Bodde, William Van Linn, Rita Bodde, Roland “Oscar” Wallace, Margie Wallace, Denise Eake, Gene Verhagen, Victor Van Grinsven and Carla Wallace.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018, 12:00 noon at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer St. Kaukauna, WI with Father Kyle Sladek and Deacon Bruce Corey officiating. Visitation from 10:00 am until the time of service. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family was assisted by Boettcher Funeral Home Kaukauna, 920-766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com