Mary Ann Callahan, of Langlade, died with her family by her side on Friday, February 13, 2015 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was 77 years old. She was born on September 12, 1937 in Langlade, a daughter of the late Joseph and Veronica (Bricco) Klimoski. She married Dennis Callahan on February 12, 1972 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Langlade. He survives.
She was a graduate of White Lake High School, attended Langlade Teachers College and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Mrs. Callahan was an elementary school teacher at Valley View School in Ashwaubenon, Sacred Heart School in Shawano, White Lake Grade School and a long time substitute for the Unified School District of Antigo, primarily teaching at Lily School.
She was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, now know as St. James and Stanislaus Parish having taught religious education for many years and was a member of the Christian Mothers, serving as a past president.
She was also a member of the White Lake Historical Society and the White Lake Booster Club.
She was a community education coordinator in White Lake and an adult education coordinator for North Central Technical College. She took great pride in participating as a prayer circle leader in the White Lake area.
In addition to her husband survivors include two sons, Caleb (Lori) Callahan of Waukesha and Quinn (Chrissy) Callahan of Appleton; three grandchildren, Claire, Deacon and Pepper Callahan; four brothers, Joseph (Shirley) Klimoski of Tempe, AZ, Michael (Alice) Klimoski of White Lake, Victor (Kathy) Klimoski of St. Paul, MN and Robert (special friend Patrice) Klimoski of Madison; and a brother-in-law, Robert Lambert of Viroqua.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Lambert.
A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Langlade with Rev. Roger Strebel officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bradley Funeral Home and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Church.