Mary Berry Wolff passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 after a seven year battle with cancer.
Mary was born to Chuck and Shirley Berry on June 14, 1954 in Duluth, Minnesota. At the age of seven, her family moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. While growing up in Oshkosh, she attended elementary, junior, and high school. She graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1772. After high school she attended UW-Oshkosh and graduated in 1977 with her nursing degree.
While in high school, Mary worked as a camp counselor during the summers. After graduation from college, she worked at the Marshfield Clinic (Marshfield) in the Intensive Care Nursery. After marrying David Wolff (1979), she began working at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire as a nurse in ICN. She worked at Luther Hospital for 30 years until retirement. Mary also served as a volunteer for the local scout troops in Colfax before serving as a co-troop leader for the Boy Scout group.
Mary is survived by her husband, Dave; four children: Erin (Gabe Johnson), Joshua, Tristan, Jonathan (Samantha); two grandsons: Reese and Austin Johnson; her father Charles Berry; and two sisters: Cindy (Jim Uhl) and Pat Berry. She was preceded in death by her mother Shirley, and both maternal and paternal grandparents.
A celebration of life will be held Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Stokes, Prock, and Mundt Funeral Chapel, 535 S. Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona, with Pastor Craig Conklin of United Methodist Church, Colfax, officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services.
Cremation Society of Wisconsin is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.cremationsociety-wi.com