THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Mary P. Aderman
Issue Date: July 8, 2020
Mary Patricia "Pat" (Johnson) Aderman, 90, of Marinette/Green Bay, passed away Friday Morning, June 26, 2020.
Born May 21, 1930, to the late John and Mary Johnson in Oconto Falls, she was the baby of the family with five older siblings and last of the six to join them in Heaven. She was a proud alumnus of Saint Anthony's School and Oconto Falls High School. On June 21, 1952, she married Merrill James Aderman and they enjoyed 64 years of marriage until his passing in December of 2016 at age 96.
As a homemaker, she raised five children and worked outside of the home, including as a bank teller, bookkeeping at a pharmacy, providing home care and companionship to the elderly and volunteering as a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family Parish in Marinette. She was a dedicated mother who never missed any of her children's sporting events and enjoyed volunteering at their schools.
Very involved in her home communities of Marinette and Media, Pa., she was a good bridge player, avid golfer and joined the hole-in-one-club at Little River Country Club of Marinette. She enjoyed gardening, baking pies, knitting, making people laugh, which made her the life of the party. She was happiest when she was around her friends and family and spent Friday evenings flitting from table to table socializing with friends at fish fries, always with a glass of wine and never without lipstick. Together, they enjoyed annual trips to visit their children and grandchildren across the country.
She is survived by five children, Craig (Carol) Aderman of Freeport, Me., Juli (Michael) Aderman-Hagerty of Boulder, Co., Jane (Charles) Follmer of Cambridge, Md., Claudia (Steve) Schweiner of Green Bay and Bruce (Ann) Aderman of St. Charles, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; her first great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Among her parents, she was preceded in death by five siblings, Melba (Hank) Funk, Kaye (Eldo "Red") Boettcher, Lorraine (Robert "Ridge") Lemorande, Jack (Dorothy) Johnson and James "Jimmy" (Phyllis) Johnson.
A Memorial Service will be planned for early summer 2021 at St. Anthony's Church in Oconto Falls. Details will be shared on Proko Wall Funeral Home website under Pat's obituary as well as by family communications. Leave a comment or share a memory in the online Guestbook. Contributions are appreciated to Heartland Hospice in Green Bay.