Mary Ellen Scheiber, Maple Lake


Mary Ellen Scheiber, age 75, of Maple Lake, died surrounded by the love and care of her family on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Cottagewood Senior Community of Buffalo.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 23, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. John Meyer as the Celebrant.  Burial will follow at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in Chatham Township.  Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday, both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake.  A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Mary Ellen Scheiber was born December 1, 1938, in Sauk City, Wisconsin to Leonard and Hilda (Gruber) Heiser. Mary grew up in Plain, WI where she graduated from high school. On October 29, 1960 Mary was united in marriage to Thomas "Jerry" Scheiber at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain. Upon Jerry's honorable discharge from the service, they lived in Minneapolis for a bit before moving to Maple Lake where Mary resided until recently moving to the Cottagewood Senior Community in Buffalo. She worked for Cub Foods-Buffalo for approximately 15 years. Mary was a member of St. Timothy's Catholic Church. She enjoyed needlepoint work, walking, baking, puzzles, music, watching Days of Our Lives along with football and hockey. Above all, Mary treasured the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Terry and Suzette of Annandale, Bob and Vicky of Faribault, and Ron and Lindsay of Buffalo; daughter-in-law, Mary Scheiber of Maple Lake; siblings and their spouses, Dick and Jean Heiser of Waunakee, WI, Charlene Dodge of Dodgeville, WI, Marge Attaway of Madison, WI, Lenny and Sharon Heiser of Waunakee, WI, and Calvin and Rae Marie Heiser of Madison, WI; eight grandchildren, Nicole Scheiber, Kayla Elsenpeter, Michael Scheiber, Heather Berg, Kevin Scheiber, Morgan Scheiber, Mollie Scheiber, Elizabeth Scheiber; three great-grandchildren, Emily, Lucas and Hunter; and many nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Mary is preceded in death by her husband,  Thomas "Jerry", son, Mike, brother, Marlyn, her parents, Leonard and Hilda Heiser, brother-in-law, Dick Dodge, and special friend, Warren Starry.
The pallbearers will be Mary's eight grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be Cindy Beerkircher, Sandy Larson and Michelle Attaway. Sarah Goelz and Krista Elsenpeter Tarbox will provide the music for the service. 
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