Mary Jo Clark
Mary Jo Clark of Arpin, 53, was called to heaven after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at home under the care of her loving family and friends. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, December 17, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist (Zion UMC) (2106 N. Peach Street) in Marshfield. Rev Lourdes Magalhaes who will officiate is from Wesley UMC. Visitation will be held at Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Parkway) in Marshfield from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Sunday and again one hour prior to service at the Church on Monday. A Rosary Service will be held at the funeral home at 6:30 PM on Sunday. Burial will take place at Arpin Cemetery at 2:00 PM on Monday.
The daughter of Marcell and Janice Wieloch, she was born on February 13, 1965 at St Mary’s Hospital in Wausau. She married Jon “Kevin” Clark on March 13, 1993 at First United Methodist church, Elkhorn.
After marrying, they lived in Elkhorn until 2001 and then purchased their home and moved to Arpin. Throughout her life, she dedicated her education and career to the field of nursing where she achieved recognition/levels of BSN, RN, and CNOR. Mary enjoyed quilting, horseback riding, spending time with her horses and donkeys, sitting by the fire, traveling and spending time with family, especially her grandbabies. She will be remembered for her strong spirit and generosity to others. In her generosity to others, she donated many of her homemade quilts to raffles, donated her Belgian horses to pull a wagon in parades for the local VFW, and volunteered at Shirley House of Hope. She was an inspirational support to others facing breast cancer, as well as other struggles in life. She was a dedicated member and trustee of Wesley United Methodist Church.
She was a great wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend.
Survivors include: Kevin her husband of 25 years, daughter Rachel (Patrick) Schmuhl and her 2 precious grandchildren Isabella and Cameron, Arpin; parents Marcell and Janice Wieloch, Mosinee; Two sisters Ann (David) Blakesley, Texas; Barbara (Brian) Haase, Redgranite; 2 brothers Paul (Rene) Wieloch, Evansville; Andy Wieloch, Delavan. Nieces Cassandra, Amanda and Caitlyn, and Nephew David (Jessica) along with many other relatives and friends. Special ‘’Sister from another mother’’ friend Michelle (Kevin) Oxendorf. Mother-in-law Ruth Clark, Elkhorn; Sisters-in-law Sue Clark, Elkhorn; Kari Clark, Milwaukee; brother-in-law Jim (Deb) Clark, Elkhorn; and various nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in Death by her grandparents James and Delphine Schantz; Marie and Joseph Wieloch; nephew Matthew Winters, and father-in-law Rulo Clark, Elkhorn.
All charitable contributions in Mary Jo’s name will be donated to Shirley’s House of Hope and the Rebuilding fund for the Wesley United Methodist Church.