Thursday, January 03, 2008

Obituary: Mary C. Larsen - Class of 1951

MADISON - Mary C. Larsen, age 74, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at HospiceCare. She was born on Jan. 24, 1933, in Madison, the daughter of Felice and Aranka (Samal) Martinelli. Mary graduated from Central High School in Madison. She worked for Bell Systems Phone Company and also owned the Bridge Lounge in Waterloo, for a short time. Mary is survived by her husband, Daniel Marx; two brothers, Jim and Paul Martinelli; five sisters-in-law, Lorraine, Florence, Pat and Wanda Martinelli and Winona (Kenneth) Glienke; two brothers-in-law, Fred Marx and William Marx; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers, Felix, Joseph, John, Frank, Peter, Emil, Edward and Dan; and a sister, Wilma. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, with Father Roger Nilles presiding. Private burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the services on Saturday.Gunderson East Funeral and Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on January 3, 2008

Note: Mary Martinelli's class year is based on information in the 1951 Tychoberahn, where she is pictured among the graduating seniors.

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