Mary Lavay Netsell

Wisconsin United States
(b. 1939 - d. 2006)

Mary Lavay Netsell, age 67, passed away on November 8, 2006. She is survived by her children: Aaron, Michelle, and Bjorn and five grandchildren. She had a master's degree in special education from Iowa State University. LLL Leader Dianne Stevens recalls, "Lavay and I were LLL Leaders at the same time back in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Her character was unique--she would do anything for a friend and was my life-long friend."

Obituary: MADISON - Mary Lavay Netsell, age 67, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006. She was born on May 6, 1939, in Miller, S.D., a daughter of Michael and Mary (Pfeifer) Joyce. She had a master's degree from Iowa State University in special education. She is survived by her children, Aaron, Michelle, and Bjorn; grandchildren, Mary, Robert, Elizabeth, Meladie, and Jordan; a sister, Kay; and a brother, Michael. Everyone who knows Mary Lavay and her family are invited to come and Celebrate her life on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at 1 p.m. at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 12 noon until service and following the service in the Cress Community Room where refreshments will be served. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy may make memorials to the family and please wear something colorful to honor Lavay. Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434