Mary Catherine Hauser

Mary Catherine Hauser

SUN PRAIRIE – Mary Catherine Hauser, age 75, of Sun Prairie, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on Oct. 26, 1946, in Madison, the daughter of Thomas and Lucille (Crowley) Peck.

Mary graduated from Madison East High School in 1964 and Edgewood College. She worked as an office manager for Dewitt, Ross and Stevens Law Firm and retired after 35 years.

Mary loved being surrounded by her family and cherished her role as grandma. She delighted in hosting gatherings, especially at Christmas and will be fondly remembered for her generosity and kindness. Mary loved to travel the world, with some of her favorite places being Key West and Ireland.

Mary is survived by her two sisters, Pat (Graham Lingard) Hamann and Debbie (Dennis) Scullion; son, Thomas (Mechele) Rodefeld; three grandsons, McEwan (Hannah), Declan and Finnegan; granddaughter, Quinn; niece, Melissa Hamann; sister-in-law, Joan Klebs; friend, Eileen Skaife; and partner, Richard Rickey. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Neil Hauser.

A visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 12 noon until 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. Burial will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be gifted in Mary’s name to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at