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Mary Lou Mattson Bradley, 89,Columbus, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Columbus Health & Rehab in Columbus. She was born on December 17, 1929 to Herman and Esther (Neis) Lischka in Beaver Dam. Mary was a 1949 graduate of the Columbus High School. She had many jobs over the years including an operator for Wisconsin Bell for eleven years and was a retail clerk at Voelker’s Style Shop in Columbus for fifteen years. She was also a waitress at several local restaurants over the years and at one time worked at the Wisconsin Department Revenue as an L.T.E. Mary was an active volunteer for the Girl Scouts, Senior Center, Meals on Wheels, American Red Cross and St. Jerome Home & School, including recess duty. She loved to crochet, knit, and make afghans for family members and stockings for the VA center. Mary loved baking, especially her delicious apple pies. Survivors include her four children Rodger Mattson of Beaver Dam, Victoria Riske of Tampa Fla., Cynthia (Dale) Firary of Fall River and Patricia (Tracy) Busse of Columbus; nine grandchildren Sheri (Bill) Herman, Dale (Bailey) Firary Jr., Christopher (Danielle) Firary, Amanda (Harry) Kellogg, Catrina Firary, Marie Busse and Chandler Firary; eight great-grandchildren Dayton, Jayden, Emery and Emmalyn Firary, Mason, Aubree and Paslee Firary and Burton Kellogg; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers George and Charles Lischka, one sister Rose Anne Schultz and daughter-in-law Gladys Mattson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m., with visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at ST. JEROME CATHOLIC CHURCH in Columbus. Rev. Garrett Kau will officiate. Interment will be in the Fall River Cemetery, Fall River. Memorials may be made to the Columbus Area Senior Center or St. Jerome Church. Online condolences may be made at jensenfuneralandcremation.com

Jensen Funeral & Cremation

Columbus 920-623-5850

Jensen Funeral & Cremation

Columbus 920-623-5850

Jensen Funeral & Cremation

Columbus 920-623-5850

jensenfuneralandcremation.com

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