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Mary Brown

Staff WriterMay 18, 2019

MONDOVI — Mary Therese (Burbach) Brown joined her loving husband, Thomas W. Brown in eternal life Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Mondovi.

Mary was born Sept. 13, 1940, to Cletus and Agnes (Welch) Burbach on a Friday the 13th (a curse her very Irish Catholic mother tried to overcome for years).

She and Tom were married Oct. 24, 1959, at St. Stanislaus Kosta in Winona. There they raised their family of three beautiful (mom’s words!), Debra (John) Odegard, Erin (Bryant) Schoenick, and Michelle (Chuck Bauer) Brown, Mondovi. They were also blessed with 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, siblings, John Burbach, Patty (Bill) Steinhoff and Kathy (Jerry) Rolbiecki and Patrick Burbach; and sister-in-law, Loretta Burbach.

Mary is proceeded in death by her husband, Tom; her parents; her mother-in-law, Gladys Brown; infant sister, brother, Cletus F. Burbach.

A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, at St Lawrence’s Catholic Church, Alma, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to Mass at the church. Talbot Family Funeral Homes, Mondovi Chapel is assisting the family. Please share your memories and condolences online at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.

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