Mary Ann I. Honeck

Mary Ann I. Honeck, age 85, of Milwaukee, Wis., passed away peacefully with her family at her side Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Advocate Aurora Health Center in Grafton, Wis.

Born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Aug. 30, 1937, to Andrew and Agnes Prodzinski Janecek, Mary Ann graduated from the former Girls Trade and Technical High School.

For many years, she worked at Square D Corp., later retiring from Kleen Test Products of Milwaukee.

Remembered for her independence and her ability to negotiate a bargain, even at Walmart, Mary Ann enjoyed her family and Potawatomi gaming.

She is survived by her children Darwin (Cindy) Shaurette of Thiensville, Brian (Tanya) Shaurette of Nekoosa and Curt (Shannon) Shaurette of Port Washington; stepson Kenny Honeck of Anchorage, Alaska; grandchildren Amanda (Trevor) Skogen, Kevin (Steven), Mitchell and Cassandra (Brandon Thompson) Shaurette, Scott (Paige), Julie and Jasmine Johnson, Brianna Shaurette, Curtis Jr. (Danielle), Marissa, Lauren (Levi Kern) and Abby (Zachary Sharpe) Shaurette; great-grandchildren Ellie, Khila, Cameron and one on the way; nephew Doug Janecek; her Schlotzsky family; cat Pumpkin; and many other friends and relatives.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ken, her brother Jerry and his wife Shirley Janecek and niece Laura Tank.

Her memorial Mass will be celebrated at noon Saturday, May 20, 2023, at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, 8661 N. 76th Place, Milwaukee, WI.  The family will receive relatives and friends from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the chruch prior to Mass.

Memorials to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children ( or the Milwaukee Humane Society ( are appreciated.

Special thanks to Aurora home health aide Meta and Aurora Medical Center-Grafton ER and ICU staff.

Poole Funeral Home/Crematory, Port Washington, Wis., is assisting the family.

Information and condolences are available at or (262) 284-4431.



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