THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Mary A. Forsberg
Issue Date: March 19, 2014
Mary Ann Forsberg, 85, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, March 15 at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital.
Born Feb. 20, 1929 in Porterfield, to the late Albert and Caroline (Schwinn) Panske, she married Martin Forsberg July 6, 1956, at St. Peters Catholic Church, Oconto. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1998. She worked as a nanny for Archie and Mary Pecha and also at Milwaukee Shoe.
Mary enjoyed baking, sewing, flowers, people and always had a joke or story to tell. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, St. Anne Society and Ladies AMVETS Auxiliary.
She is survived by a brother, Julius Panske, Crivitz; special friends and care givers, Ronald and Anita Pecha and family; nieces; nephews and the Archie and Mary Pecha family.
Along with her husband, Martin, she was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret (Lee) Phillips; a brother, Joseph (Bev) Panske; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Panske and the Martin Forsberg family.
The family received relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 2 p.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, with Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, assisted the family with arrangements.