— May 31, 2007—


Mother of President Robert A. Wild, S.J., passes away

The Marquette community mourns the death of Mary Wild (nee Colnon), mother of Marquette President Robert A. Wild, S.J. She passed away Wednesday, May 30, in Chicago, at 95 years of age.

The visitation will be Sunday, June 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Donnellan Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL  60077. The Mass of Christian Burial  will take place on Monday, June 4, at 10 a.m., at SS. Faith, Hope & Charity Church, 200 Ridge Ave., Winnetka, Ill.

The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be sent to: Good Shepherd Manor, a residential facility for men with developmental disabilities, 4129 N. State Route 1 17, P.O. Box 260, Momence, IL  60954.

Please remember Mrs. Wild and the Wild family in your thoughts and prayers.


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