Mary Lea Vetrone, of Elcho, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at her home. She was 59 years old. She was born on August 26, 1957 in Iola, a daughter of Joyce (Rasmussen) Resop of Elberta, Alabama and the late Malvern Patri.
She graduated from New London High School.
Mary was a cook at two local restaurants and was a school bus driver for the Elcho School District.
She loved cooking and baking. She also enjoyed fishing and trips to the casino.
Survivors include a daughter, Heather Schlender of Red Granite; two sons, Brandon Vetrone of Shawano an Ricky Vetrone of Pearson; a grandson, Christopher Schlender; a sister, Susan (Larry) Hill of Pearson; three half-brothers, Rodney Dean of North Bend, OR, Terry (Amy) Dean of Symco and Rickie Dean of Bear Creek; an uncle, Neil (MaryAnn) Rasmussen of Weyauwega; and her ex-husband, Richard Vetrone of Pearson.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Gene Patri; son-in-law, Joel Schlender and step-father, Clayton Resop.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Reverend Karen Tews officiating. Burial will take place in the Pearson Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.
You will always be missed. Hurts knowing that you won't be here to get advice from anymore. You are in a better place now and tell everyone up there that we love and miss them all. RIP mom. Till we meet again!!
My one and only sister. We shared so many good times growing up. Adulthood came and we didn't see as much of each other but still had many good times. I couldn't have asked for a better sister. I love you and miss you. RIP and give dad a Russ a big hug for me.
Mary, you left us much too soon and too much left here behind. When you arrive give your dad and your brother Russ a hug for us. Love you, miss you.
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