Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Westrick, 87, of Mesa, AZ


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loving mother on Monday, May 21, 2023 at the age of 87. Mary and Buck resided at Fountain of the Sun, Mesa, AZ for 20+ years. Buck preceded her in death in 2019.

She was born on September 3, 1935, spending much of her life in Whitewater, WI where she was employed at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for many years as the chancellor’s secretary.

There was not a sporting event that she did not enjoy.

Preceding her in death by her daughter-in-law Kelly (Dan) Westrick. She is survived by her sons Jeff (Doreen), Waterford, WI and Dan Westrick, Partyville, WI and daughter Tami (Mike) Mikkelsen, Mesa, AZ. Five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, sisters Ruth (Herb) Polzin, Janesville, WI and Mesa, AZ, and JoAnn Rowland, Delavan, WI and brother Doug Ridge, Whitewater, WI.

If so desired, donations may be made to Fountain of the Sun Friendship Church or a charity of your choice.

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