Cuba City, Wisconsin
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Mary Ann Gansen, 77, of Cuba City, Wisconsin, died Friday, January 3, 2020, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at St. Patrick’s Church in Benton with Rev. David Flanagan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 7th at Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City where there will be a parish wake service at 3:45 p.m. Friends may also call from 9-10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the church before the service.
Mary Ann was born on October 2, 1942 in Cuba City, Wisconsin, the daughter of Bernard and Romona (Bertjens) Hoppenjan. She married Leo Gansen Sr., on May 3, 2003 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth, Iowa. He preceded her in death on January 31, 2009.
Mary Ann graduated from Cuba City High School in 1960. She was employed at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, in the Nutrition Department. Family was very important to Mary Ann, and she especially cherished her grandchildren, Tyler and Devon. She loved spending time with family and friends, was always ready to lend a helping hand, and had a special love for cats. Mary Ann also enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and embroidery.
Survivors include her son, Timothy (Effie) Voels, Wantagh, NY; two grandchildren, Tyler and Devon Voels; two sisters, Nancy Hoppenjan, Cuba City, WI, and Norma (Dick) Pedley, Leadmine, WI; and two brothers, Chuck (Darlene) Hoppenjan, Cuba City, WI, and Dave (June) Hoppenjan, Darlington, WI.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Romona Hoppenjan; a nephew, Steve Hoppenjan; and a niece, Julie Haldemann.