Mary Fox Obituary

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Mary K. Fox

August 19, 1929 - September 6, 2012
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Fox, Mary K., age 83 of Rhinelander, died Thursday, September 6, 2012 at her residence. She was born on August 19, 1929, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Joseph G. and Mary (Blong) Skubal. Mary attended St. Mary's Grade School and was a 1947 graduate of Rhinelander High School. She was united in marriage to Donald C. Fox on November 27, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rhinelander. Together they raised a family of 11 children. Mary had been employed at several places over the years including McDonald's and at Frasier's Plumbing and Heating, retiring in 1970. She was a parishioner at Nativity of Our Lord (St. Mary's Catholic Church),...
Fox, Mary K., age 83 of Rhinelander, died Thursday, September 6, 2012 at her residence. She was born on August 19, 1929, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Joseph G. and Mary (Blong) Skubal. Mary attended St. Mary's Grade School and was a 1947 graduate of Rhinelander High School. She was united in marriage to Donald C. Fox on November 27, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rhinelander. Together they raised a family of 11 children. Mary had been employed at several places over the years including McDonald's and at Frasier's Plumbing and Heating, retiring in 1970. She was a parishioner at Nativity of Our Lord (St. Mary's Catholic Church), and was involved in their Woman's Club, and prayer group.

Surviving are 10 children, Peggy (Dennis) DeMeyer, Donald "Charlie" Fox Jr., Joseph (Debbie) Fox, Rosemary (Jeffrey) Otto, Patricia Urquhart, Janet Fox-Cook (Michael), Kathleen Dolch, and Thomas (Linda) Fox all of Rhinelander, Daniel Fox of Medford, and David (Sandy) Fox, of Rothschild. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters-in-law; Ruth Mary and Pearl Skubal. Mary is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Sr. a son, Ronald, brothers; Edward and Eugene Skubal, daughter-in-law; Melissa Fox and a son-in-law; Terry Urquhart.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 10 AM at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church (St. Mary's site) with Fr. Tom Thakadipuram officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday September 9, 2012 at the Hildebrand-Russ Funeral Home from 4 PM until 7 PM, with a 6:30 PM Rosary. Hildebrand-Russ Funeral Home, 715-365-4343 is assisting the family with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle and leave an online condolence and share your memories of Mary at hildebrandfh.com. We love you mom. Thanks for the memories!!!

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