Contributed by Donna Hance
Friday, October 17, 2003
Margaret A. Kressin, age 83, of 1023 S. Cleveland St., Shawano, passed away on Thursday morning, Oct. 16, 2003, at her home.
Margaret was born Sept. 16, 1920, in the Town of Pella, Shawano County, a daughter of the late John and Barbara (Brunner) Kort. She attended Pine Grove School. On Aug. 31, 1946, she was united in marriage to Orville Kressin at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. The couple lived their entire married life in Shawano. Margaret had been employed at L & L Restaurant, Bult's Bakery in Shawano, and later she was in charge of housekeeping at Birch Hill Healthcare Center. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 26,1997. Margaret was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano where she served with the St. Ann Society and on the funeral committee. She enjoyed snow-mobiling, reading and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Survivors include: her children, Mary (John) O'Kimosh of Greendale, Wis., Judy (Carl) Kressin-Reindl of Shawano, James Kressin of Milwaukee, Robert Kressin of Green Bay; eight grandchildren, Julie (special friend, Ben Warrington) O'Kimosh, Forrest O'Kimosh, Todd (special friend, Susan Dickenson) O'Kimosh, Thomas Neitzel, Scott Neitzel, Andrew Loryn, Nicholas Kressin; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Katherine Kort of Green Bay; two sisters-in-law, Rose Kort of River Forest, Illinois, Agnes Kort of Shawano. She was preceded in death by nine brothers, Joe, George, Tony, Pete, John, Lawrence, Benny, Roman and Vincent Kort; five sisters, Elizabeth Andrus, Mary Schlosser, Frances Aschenbrenner, Regina Schneider, Gertrude Wittlinger.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano with Father Len Evers as the Celebrant. Entombment will be in Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Friends may call at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the hour of Mass. Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano is in charge of arrangements.