Catherine “Katie” Mellem of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin was called to glory to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 82 on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lyndon Station with Father Valentine Joseph celebrating. Visitation will be held at the Conway Picha Funeral Home of Lyndon Station on Thursday from 9 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. and then process to the church.
Catherine Marie McMahon was born October 16, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the daughter of Walter and Dorothy (Secora) McMahon. She attended and graduated from high school in Mauston, Wisconsin and then returned to Milwaukee where she started her secretarial career at Cutler Hammer. She then moved on to work for over 25 years at Quality Candy. After retirement she returned back to the Lyndon Station area to be closer to her family. Katie enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, doing crossword puzzles and spending time with family and friends. Some of her favorite friends were her pet dachshund dogs.
Katie is survived by her sister, Gloria (Clary) Kramer and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Michael; brothers, Patrick, Richard, James, Thomas and Robert McMahon; and a sister, Mary Ann Lapp.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a fund to be determined by the family.