Mary Frances (Schwartz) Berchtold passed away January 14, 2014, in Roger’s arms, at their home in La Habra, California.
Mary was born January 6, 1943 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. She attended St. Charles Borromeo School and graduated from McDonell High School – Class of 1961. Mary worked two years in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and five years at Johnson Printing in Eau Claire, WI before leaving for California to live. Roger and Mary were married March 18, 1972 in Chippewa Falls.
Mary is survived by Roger, her husband of 41 years; their four children, Michael, Eric (Jennifer), Sharilyn and Jodeen; four grandchildren, Madison, Davian, Brian and Danica; her sister, Barb Dunham of Osseo, Wis.; her brother, Tom (Joan) of Chippewa Falls; plus nephews and nieces in both California and Wisconsin.
Funeral services were held for Mary on January 22 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in La Habra, California. Interment was in California.
A Celebration of Life in memory of Mary will be held on Saturday, February 1 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls at 11 a.m.
Friends may call one hour before the time of services at the church.
Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls is in charge of local arrangements.
Mary … Rest in Peace with the Lord. Love you forever.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.horanfuneralhome.com