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In Memory of

Mary Jane Westerhoff

November 18, 1926 - June 15, 2011

Obituary


Mary Jane Westerhoff, age 84, of Hayward, WI passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Waters Edge Care Center in Hayward.

Mary Jane Bauer was born on November 18, 1926 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Christian and Friede (Mueller) Bauer, She was united in marriage to Cornelius "Neal" Westerhoff on June 22, 1946 in Chicago. In 1957, Mary Jane and Neal bought the Rest Haven Resort on the Chippewa Flowage near Hayward. After 22 years in the resort business, they moved to Portage and Baraboo, WI where they operated a gas...

Mary Jane Westerhoff, age 84, of Hayward, WI passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Waters Edge Care Center in Hayward.

Mary Jane Bauer was born on November 18, 1926 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Christian and Friede (Mueller) Bauer, She was united in marriage to Cornelius "Neal" Westerhoff on June 22, 1946 in Chicago. In 1957, Mary Jane and Neal bought the Rest Haven Resort on the Chippewa Flowage near Hayward. After 22 years in the resort business, they moved to Portage and Baraboo, WI where they operated a gas station and Mary Jane worked for St. Clare Hospital. They returned to Hayward in 1993. Mary Jane was an active member and elder in the Whitefish Presbyterian Indian Mission Church and served as clerk for several years.

Mary Jane is survived by her children, Donna (David) Seddon of Montello, WI,
Debra (Scott Johnson) Freeman of Hayward, WI and Wayne (Mary) Westerhoff of Hayward, WI; three grandchildren, Melissa (David) Matijevich Jr. of Westfield, WI, Danny (Michelle) Seddon of Marionette, WI, Chris Westerhoff of Seymour, WI; and three great grandchildren, Madison, Spencer and Kyleigh.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Neal in 2007.

In keeping with Mary Jane's wishes, family funeral services are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mary Jane's name may be sent to the family, c/o Wayne Westerhoff, 10096N Olker Road, Hayward, WI 54843