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KAUKAUNA, WISCONSIN - Marie Byrd Kobussen, Age 75, died Saturday October 12, 1996 at Franciscan Care Center in Appleton, WI. Marie was born July 12, 1921 in Clay County Kentucky, the daughter of Arthur and Della Combs Byrd. Marie married Wilbert Kobussen on January 23, 1964. She was employed at Jack Elser Law Office as a legal assistant until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna, WI. In Sunsites, AZ, she was the past president of the Cancer Society and the past president of the Council of St. Jude's Parish.

Marie Byrd Kobussen is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: Jerry and Nancy Kobussen of Kaukauna, WI: a son-in-law: Ron (Barbara) Reichel of Brea, CA; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers and three sisters-in-law: Bill and Ethel Hill of Cape Coral, FL; Howard and Elaine Wilson of Hamilton, OH; Bob and Thelma Bowman of Dayton, OH; two sisters-in-law: Alice Heimerman of Munising, MI and Elise Combs of Laurel, IN; two sisters: Mayme Garthwohl and Jimmie Ranquette both of Kaukauna, WI. Marie is preceded in death by a brother: Milo Combs; two brothers-in-law: Gene Heimerman and Willie Ranquette; a daughter: Janice Reichel of Brea, CA.

The mass of Resurrection will be at 4:00 p.m. Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna, WI, with Father Jack Mullarkey officiating. Burial will be at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Kaukauna, WI.

Friends may call at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer St. in Kaukauna, from 2 p.m. until the time of services. A memorial has been established in her name at the Fargo Funeral Home, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave, Kaukauna, WI.

Thank You To: Sister Mary Rose; Wovenhearts; VNA of the Fox Cities and Hospice: especially Lisa; Appleton Medical Center, 4th Floor Southwest; Dr. Phillip Yazbak and his assistant Judy Schroeder and the Franciscan Care Center.
A special thanks to family and friends for their support.