Mary L. Wallner

Mary Wallner

Sadly, Mary Louise “Weezie” Wallner, age 97, of Friendship, Wisconsin passed away at her home early Sunday morning on June 9, 2024.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. A celebration of life at the VFW in Adams will follow.

Mary was born July 17, 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mathew and Stephanie “Fannie” (Kravanya) Komatz. Mary was the first of seven children to be born in a hospital along with her baby brother Eddie. She attended West Milwaukee High School where she graduated in 1944. She enjoyed playing basketball and other sports while in high school.

Weezie married Marvin Robert Wallner on September 20, 1947, in West Allis, WI. She and Marvin were engaged before Marvin enlisted in the U.S. Navy on 12/09/1944 and was discharged on 08/19/1946. Marvin preceded Mary in death and passed away on October 13, 2016.

While in high school, Mary got her first job at 16-17 years of age at Johnston Confectionery and Cracker company in Milwaukee (Silver City) and was paid in cash plus four Silver Dollars. After she was married and her youngest son was in school, she worked at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee for 19 years, retired in 1984, and moved to Adams County in 1985.

Mary enjoyed golf, skiing, baking, traveling, reading, feeding and watching the birds in her backyard, walking/hiking, and especially spending time with her family. She was a member of the Roche-A-Cri Recreation Ladies League, Couples League at Moundview Golf Course, and Woodland Lutheran Church in Nekoosa, WI. She became a believer as an adult and raised her family in the Lutheran church.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Marvin; parents: Mathew & Fannie; brothers Ernie, Matt & Joey, and sisters Rosie, & Annie.

Survivors include her sons Daniel (Tara) Wallner, Randy Wallner, Richard Wallner (Terri), & Michael (Toni) Wallner; grandchildren Brandon Wallner (Becky), Raeann (Bryan) Volk, Jason Wallner, Jessica Wallner, Cortney (Dan) Sunderlage, Megan (Scott) Fritton, Nicole (Joel) Gilbert, and brother Edward (Sue) Komatz. Mary is further survived by her great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, & friends.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Kathi L Warzynski says:

    I just saw the Aunt Louise passed. I’m so sorry to have missed the funeral and send the entire family my condolences. I have so many happy memories of her and Uncle Marvin. Love to you all! ❤️. Kathi

  2. Jim & Denise Straka says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was an amazing person

  3. Kurt & Katie Wagner says:

    Rick and entire Wallner family, you have our deepest sympathy! Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Safeway Electric says:

    Dan and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of sorrow.
    Our hope is that the good memories help you through the dark times ahead.
    Safeway Electric

  5. Richard. Hamus says:

    Rick and Randy. Sorry for the loss of your mother
    Memories will keep her alive

    Richard Hamus

  6. Diane Pfister says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about Mary. I talked to her only a couple times on the phone when she would call to order books from the library for Randy to pick up, but I could tell she was a very sweet lady. She will be missed.

  7. Susan Moran says:

    Randy, so sorry for your loss.


    Prayers and condolences Ed and Sue and all family and friends.

  9. Kay Mortensen says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Mary . Send love and prayers.

  10. Amanda warren says:

    So very sorry for your loss she was an amazing lady and always remember she’s lived a long life and cherished all of you

  11. Patricia Gervais says:

    Ed, Sue and Family
    So sorry for the loss of your sister.
    Condolences, Thoughts and Prayers go out to you and the family during this difficult and sad time.
    What wonderful memories you must have in 97 years….hold on to them…….Hugs ❤️🙏

  12. Pat & Maureen Hauswald says:

    Pat and I offer our sincere sympathy in the loss of a fine woman. I (Maureen) played golf with her in league and she always made the round more fun.

    Maureen and Pat Hauswald

  13. Rhonda Challoner says:

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts are with you at this time
    Rhonda Challoner