Obit: Djubenski, Mary Bernice #3 (1915 - 2009)
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Djubenski, Krnicar, Snedic, Plautz, Follmar, Fox, Ziegler, Snedic,
Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 11
Mary Bernice (19 July 1915 - 8 Dec. 2009)
Mary Djubenski, 94, of Willard, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the
Miller Alternative Care Facility in Thorp.
Snedic was born on July 19, 1915, in Willard, the daughter of John
and Mary (Krnicar) Snedic. She attended the North Hendren Grade
School in Willard. When she completed her education she continued
helping on the family farm. Mary moved to Chicago for a short time
to work, but she returned when her father became ill, to help care
for him and the farm.
united in marriage to Michael Plautz on June 27, 1942, at the Holy
Family Catholic Church in Willard. Michael was killed in a
construction accident on July 2, 1949. Mary later was united in
marriage to Roger Djubenski on July 26, 1952, at the Holy Family
Catholic Church. During her married years, Mary worked as a
homemaker, caring for her family, and she also continued to help on
the family farm.
Mary was a
member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. She was a
member of the PCCW and a long-time treasurer of the Slovenian
Women's Union. She loved gardening and tending to her flowers. She
possessed artistic talent and loved to recite poetry and read, a
gift she passed on to her children.
survived by four children, Michael (Gloria) Plautz of Minneapolis,
Minn., Patrick (Kay) Plautz of Eagan, Minn., Eugene (Sharon)
Djubenski of Greenwood and Mary Jo (Randy) Fox of Willard; six
grandchildren, Andrea, Josh, Jesse, Daniel, Tracy and Yancey; and
one great grandchild, Zoe. Mary is also survived by two sisters,
Josephine (Bill) Valenzuela of San Diego, Calif., and Angie Zeug of
preceded in death by her husbands, Michael Plautz and Roger
Djubenski; two brothers, John and Paul Snedic; and a sister,
The Mass of
Christian Burial for Mary will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15,
2009, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. The celebrant
will be the Rev. Joseph Follmar. Music will be provided by the
Slovenian Choir. Interment will be in the Holy Family Catholic
will be at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard from 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. Monday, with an 8 p.m. Rosary Service. Visitation will also be
held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
bearers are Danny Djubenski, Tom Djubenski, Yancey Fox, Andrea
Plautz, Josh Plautz and Angie Ziegler.
may be directed to the Greenwood Public Library, 102 N. Main St.,
Greenwood, WI 54437 or the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning
Center, 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN 55603-9727
condolences may be made at www.GescheFH.com.
The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Mary's family with funeral arrangements.
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