Mary Jane Hearley

October 05, 1921 – May 15, 2013

Daughter of Michael & Ana (Rae) Kokai. Born October 5, 1921 in Racine, WI. Mary married Joseph Hearley June 5, 1941 in Oconto, WI. He preceded her in death in 1982. Mary was a homemaker and farmed the family farm in Morgan, WI. Mary was employed by Oconto County Commission on Aging for a brief time. She was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church, Gillett. She was active in altar society, choir and where ever else she could help. Mary enjoyed gardening and being with family. Survivors include daughter Judy (Art) Oshefsky, Suamico, WI and son Darryel (Mary) Hearley Oconto Falls, WI. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren Lynne (Todd) Trzebiatowski, Oconto Falls, WI. Steven Hearley, Columbia SA, Lisa (Andy) Rikand, St. Louis, Mo. Carrie Hearley and friend Mark Heiser Oconto Falls, WI. Brian (Christine) Oshefsky Northville, MI. Bob (Peggy) Oshefsky, Chicago, IL. Amy (Eric) Jones, Livonia, MI. 12 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren. She is survived by one sister Julia Kokai and one brother in law Roy Oshefsky, many nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by grandson Bill, three sisters; Verna McCoy, Kay Butnick and Betty Oshefsky. Two brothers, Steven Kokai and Robert Kokai. Friends and family may call from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday May 18, 2013 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Gillett. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. following visitation on Saturday. Father Dean Dombroski and Sister Marla Clercx officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Gillett. Kuehl Funeral Home (920)855-2144 is serving the family. Special thanks to all the caring staff at Kindred Transitional Care San Luis.

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