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Obituary: Mary Katherine Reilley

May 20, 2014 09:29PM ● Published by Jim

Mary Katherine Reilley, 83 years old, of Beaver Dam passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

A visitation will be held at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:20 AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 11:30 AM with Father Michael Erwin officiating. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Mary was born the daughter of John and Katherine (Hiltz) Hafenstein on January 3, 1931 in Beaver Dam. Mary was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School, as well as UW Oshkosh. She taught 3rd grade at Wilson Elementary School for 10 years and Lincoln Elementary School for 20 years.   Mary was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam. She was a past treasurer of the Beaver Dam Senior Center and enjoyed bowling, bingo, playing cards, and trips to the casino.

Mary is survived by: her son Sean Reilley of Punta Gorda, FL, her daughter Tina Reilley of Berlin, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Mary was preceded in death by: her husband Russell in 2010 and two sisters, Orlien Crinion and Shirley Schrab.

Koepsell Funeral and Cremation Services, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at and


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