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Mary M. Zalewski, age 86, formerly of Friendship, WI died Saturday, March 22, 2008 at the Lexington of Lake Zurich Nursing Home. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Friendship, Wisconsin.   Father James P. McNamee will officiate.  Interment will be at the St. Leo�s Catholic Cemetery, Friendship, WisconsinVisitation will be on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. at Roseberry's Funeral Home.   

Mary was born October 27, 1921 in Swiętochlowicach, Poland to Frank and Emma (Koczinski) Probanowski.   She married Joseph Zalewski on September 23, 1948 in Enschede, Holland. In 1952 they came to the United States and settled in Connecticut with their children Robert(Betty) Luck and Irene(Robert Brown)., where Henry (Lois) was born.  They later moved to Chicago where Ela (Gregg Tovella) and Christopher (Karen) where born.  In 1976 Mary and Joseph retired to Friendship, WI. 


Mary is survived by her children:  Robert (Betty) Luck, Irene (Robert) Brown, Henry (Lois) Zalewski, Elizabeth (Greg) Tovella, and Chris (Karen) Zalewski ; grandchildren: Mike, Annie, John, Stacy, Michelle (Hussein), Katie, Brian, Eric, Natalie, Gregory, Todd, Jake and Jenna and her great-grandchildren; Bobby, Molly, Andrew, Mikey, Cecily, Joey , Kristen, Mariam and Noah.  You will be in our hearts forever.

Mary enjoyed gardening, traveling, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mary was a member of the Women�s Auxiliary and the Women�s Polish Auxiliary. 

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Joseph Zalewski.  

Roseberry's Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Visit for online condolences and further information.

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