Ann Fuller, of Mattoon, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. She was 80 years old. She was born on June 1, 1939, in New London, a daughter of Raymond and Angeline (Schroepfer) Bauknecht. She married Donald Fuller on August 31, 1957, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Phlox. He survives.
She was a graduate of Mattoon High School in 1957.
Ann and her brother operated Dan and Ann's Tavern in Mattoon for three years. She and her daughter-in-law Vicki operated the Mattoon Cafe for five years. She later worked at the Mattoon Veneer and Plywood mill for 13 years.
She enjoyed being outdoors, working in her flower bed, camping, spending time with family and friends along with cooking and reading.
She was a member of St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church, Phlox and their Council of Catholic Women.
Survivors including her husband are a daughter, Jeanne Schmidt of Antigo; four sons, Don (Nancy) Fuller Jr. of Mattoon, Ken (Vicki) Fuller of Pearson, Mark (Yvonne) Fuller of Mattoon, Brian "Joe" (Cindy) Fuller of Antigo; a sister, Mary Jo (Harry) Green of Nekoosa; a brother, Mike (Deb) Bauknecht of Wisconsin Rapids; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren Stacy Fuller, and Tony Bohn; a son in law, Harry Schmidt; two brothers, Ronald (Cassie) Bauknecht, and Daniel Bauknecht.
A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church in Phlox with Reverend Edmund Siguenza officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
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Thinking of your family as you hold the service for Ann. It always amazes us how connected people are in this large world. Jim attended HS with MaryJo Green in Wisconsin Rapids. We lived in the Antigo area for 34 years, so know Joanie and Scott Bauknecht Peterson too. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you gather together, in person or in heart. May Ann rest in peace. Jeanne and Jim Peters, formerly Deerbrook, currently Platteville.
So sorry for your loss. Ann was a great lady who worked hard all her life. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Tom and Rose Egging
So sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you. Love and Hugs. Mary METZGER Nielsen
OH ANNIE, MY FAVORITE GIRL, HAD SO MUCH FUN PLAYING POOL ON OUR TEAM WITH YOU! WAS A LONG TIME AGO BUT ONE OF MY FAVORITE TIMES. WILL MISS YOU TO DEATH. RIP LOVE YOU GIRL!!!
OH ANNIE, MY FAVORITE GIRL. HAD SO MUCH FUN ON OUR POOL LEAGUE!! LOVE YOU MY GIRL!! RIP, Is WILL MISS YOU!
We had alot of great times with Ann In Hiles!! ❤ Rip my friend!!!
Sending hugs ♥️Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers
Joanie Bauknecht Peterson
Many happy summertime memories with Ann. A very special cousin. ❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
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Phlox, Wisconsin 54464
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