Nettie Olga Mooney

Mooney, Nettie Olga (Nee Hayes) Age 92. Widow of John A. Mooney, president/CEO of Western Dressing Company, died Friday, December 28, 2012, in La Crosse. Nettie was born December 10, 1920, to Anna and Cyrus Hayes of Clear Lake, WI. Nettie graduated from Clear Lake High School 1937 and then attended Humboldt Business School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduation, Nettie worked for the Amery, Wisconsin, telephone company. Nettie married John A. Mooney Sr. over Labor Day 1940. They had 4 children: John (Mary) of Muskego, WI; and daughters, Suzann (Jack) Caldwell of Fitchburg, WI; Jeannie (Daniel) Gordon of La Crosse; and Nancy Davis of Washington Island, WI. Nettie's grandchildren include: John (Julie) Mooney III of Musk-ego; Patrick Hayes (Tammy) Mooney of Bangkok, Thailand; Michael (Julie) Mooney of Appleton, WI. Patrick and Tammy have two children, Zachary and Jacob Mooney. Nettie hoped to meet two other great-grandchildren expected this spring in the families of John III and Julie, and Michael and Julie. Nettie is survived by her 4 children and their spouses; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 2 PM, Sat., Jan. 5, in First Congregational Church, La Crosse. Friends may call from 4 - 8 PM Friday, Jan. 4, in the church and from 1 PM Saturday until the time of service. Memorials may be given to Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, First Congregational Church of La Crosse, Viterbo University or La Crosse Boychoir. Online condolences may be given to the family at:

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013