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Mary Sue Kyle

April 29, 1947 — June 15, 2019

Mary Sue Kyle, age 72, of Neillsville, WI died Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI.

 

Mary Sue Hoffmann was born on April 29, 1947 in Neillsville, WI the daughter of Carl F. and Nelda A. (Hagedorn) Hoffmann. She graduated from Neillsville High School in 1965 and then was united in marriage Ted Kopp Jr. in February of 1966. While raising their family, Mary Sue also worked outside of the home at Bohmer’s Café, the Moonlite Inn and the School District of Neillsville, where she worked, over the years, as a janitor, bus driver and cook. She and Ted divorced in 1990, and later that year she graduated with a Medical Lab Technician degree from CVTC. Mary Sue moved to the Madison area with her daughter, Jennifer and worked as a Medical Lab. Tech. On April 27, 2002 she was united in marriage to Lawrence J. Kyle, her best friend and rock in life, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Neillsville. In January of 2003 she retired from the Marshfield Clinic Health System, where she had been working since moving back to this area.

 

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Neillsville. She enjoyed crafting, was a highly skilled seamstress and cake decorator, often doing both for weddings. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and quilting and she loved to help anyone and everyone. Her biggest pride and joy in life was her grandchildren and great grandchildren and she loved spending time with them.

 

She is survived by her husband, Lawrence, four children, Angela (James) Linneman of Eau Claire, WI, Brad Kopp of Wausau, WI, Melissa Homan of Waupun, WI and Jennifer “Pooh Bear” Kopp of Madison, WI, two step-children, Scott (Jill) Kyle of Neillsville, WI and Becky (Bruce) Hynes of Ettrick, WI, four grandchildren, Rachel (Joe) Zimmer, Amanda Kopp, Madi and Hope Homan, two step-grandchildren, Andrew and Michelle Kyle, three great grandchildren, Landon and Aria Zimmer and Ayden Roberts, a sister, Dianne Thompson of Rockford, IL, special sisters-in-law, Marilyn and Sister Marie, numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved Yorkie Terrier, Wesley.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Arlene, brothers, Rick and Lewis Hoffmann and a brother-in-law, Phillip.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Sue will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Neillsville. The Celebrant will be Rev. Varkey V. Joseph. Interment will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Neillsville. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday at the Gesche Funeral Home and from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Mary’s.

 

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

 

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Mary Sue’s family with funeral arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 21, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 S Grand Ave, Neillsville, WI 54456

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Visitation

Saturday, June 22, 2019

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Starts at 11:45 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

811 E 15th St, Neillsville, WI 54456

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