Mary Catherine Willegal, 88, formerly of Milwaukee died in Jasper, Indiana, February 26, 2009. She was born April 16, 1920, in Montello, WI, to James and Agnes (Losinski) Barrett.
She was married to Lawrence V. Willegal on August 18, 1951, in St. Nicholas Church, Milwaukee, WI. Mrs. Willegal retired after teaching 28 years at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Milwaukee and was a volunteer at Milwaukee Children’s Hospital for 22 years. She was a seamstress and homemaker. Mrs. Willegal was a member of St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, and an Oblate of St. Benedict.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence V. Willegal of Ferdinand, IN. Two daughters, Mary A. Willegal and Sister Kate M. Willegal OSB, both of Ferdinand; one son, Lawrence J. Willegal of Fredonia, WI; one grandson, Jonathan Willegal also survives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated at on March 1, 2009 at St. Ferdinand Church, in Ferdinand, IN, followed by burial and graveside services in the church cemetery.
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Mar. 1, 2009