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Mary Ann Garber

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Mary Ann Garber, 91, a longtime Green Bay resident, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019.

She was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Anvil, Mich., to Carl and Mary (Ossanna) Repinski.

On April 21, 1951, she married Walter Garber at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Bessemer, Mich. The couple made their home in Green Bay where Mary Ann was a homemaker while Walter worked as a plumbing contractor.

Walter preceded her in death on Christmas Day of 2003.

She was a member of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Parish in Green Bay. Mary Ann will be remembered for her wonderful fun-loving personality and kind heart. She was an amazing dancer and musician. When Mary Ann got there, the party started.

Mary Ann is survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. She was truly loved, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Repinski.

A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bessemer at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, with Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home assisting. The 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Sept. 1, will be said in memory of Mary Ann at St. Philip Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wis.

To send online condolences to the family visit A memorial fund has been established for the Make a Wish Foundation and St. Jude Children's Hospital.