Marie Evelyn (DeVoss) Deegan
BROOKLYN-Marie Evelyn (DeVoss) Deegan, age 85, of Brooklyn, passed away peacefully into God’s open arms surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1928, in Chetek, Wis., the daughter of Arthur and Lula (Grey) DeVoss. She married William Deegan Jr. on July 17, 1948, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Janesville. Marie cherished her husband, her family and her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda (John) Deegan-Adams and their children, Cassandra (David) Slater, Guenevere Adams and Elizabeth Adams; daughter, Susan Deegan-Crawford and her children, Heather, Adam and Christopher Crawford; daughter, Deborah (Dane) Albright and their children, Lindsay (Hayford) Adjavor, Lana Albright and Landon Albright; son, William Deegan III and his children, Marshall Deegan, Joseph Deegan and Courtney Deegan-Fender; her sister, Leota Hammel; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Jr.; parents; four brothers; and five sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY MOTHER OF CONSOLATION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 651 N. Main St., Oregon, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, with Father Gary Wankerl presiding. Burial will be held at Mount Hope in Brooklyn. Visitation will be at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St., Oregon, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014, and at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday.
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and the staff in the memory care unit at Huntington Place in Janesville.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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