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Ann Drees, 64, Rosendale, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh after a life long battle with diabetes.
Ann was born June 11, 1948, in Two Rivers, Wis., the daughter of Robert and Shirley (Koeppel) Wilfert. She graduated from Mishicot High School and went on to earn her BA in Home Economics Education at UW-Stout. Ann taught Home Economics at Laconia High School in Rosendale. Ann married Walter Drees. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon.
Survivors include her husband, Walter, Rosendale, Wis.; one daughter, Kristy (Dan) Jakubek, Sun Prairie, Wis.; and granddaughter, Hailey Jakubek, Sun Prairie, Wis.; her brothers and sisters, William (Marilyn) Wilfert, Two Rivers, Wis.; Eileen (Tony) Fictum, Maribel, Wis.; David (Terri) Wilfert, Two Rivers, Wis.; Judy (Michael) Hansen, Greendale, Wis.; Nancy (Earl) Gill, Kellnersville, Wis.; and Joyce (Brian) Miller, Milwaukee, Wis. Ann is further survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Ann was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Dayna Drees and son, Michael Drees.
Visitation for Ann will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 415 E. Fond du Lac St., Ripon, WI 54971.
Mass of Christian Burial for Ann will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon. Reverend Robert A. Fictum will officiate. Interment will follow at Rosendale Cemetery in the Village of Rosendale. A memorial is being established.
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Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Mar. 21, 2013