In Memory

Mary K Britz (Steele) - Class Of 1946


Steele, Mary K. (Nee Britz) Passed peacefully in her sleep Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the age of 83 glorious years. Always giving, always loving, always generous. Preceded in death by her husband, Jack F., and granddaughter Elisabeth Rosenfeld. Loving mother of Randel (Margaret Gonzales), Susan (David) Rose, Michael (Abby) and Scott (Barb Patrick). Dear grandmother of Alex Steele, Jessica Rose, Benjamin Rose, Samantha Rose, Samantha (Michael) De Carlo, Lisa Vanderlip and Thomas Vanderlip. Great-grandmother of Gus, Jaxon and Devan. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, March 11, 2012, at 10:30AM at the ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL (812 North Jackson Street, Milwaukee). A reception will follow from 11:30 AM - 2 PM at the Regency (929 North Astor Street, Milwaukee). Mary was born in Milwaukee, attended Washington High School and graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Above all, she loved her family. Mary also loved to play bridge, go to the symphony, ballet, Marquette University basketball, attend events at Woman's Club of Wisconsin, and enjoy all things, Milwaukee. Mary was always present with sharp wit and a kind word. She will be dearly missed by all. Downtown will never be the same. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice (1155 Honey Creek Parkway, Wauwatosa, WI 53213) or the Nativity Jesuit Middle School (1515 South 29th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53215).
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on March 12, 2012