Mae Whitney, age 82, of Janesville, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison.

She was born in Janesville on May 5, 1934, the daughter of August and Hattie (Schoemaker) Kersten. She married Ellsworth Whitney in Iowa in May of 1957, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1992. Mae had been employed by Hufcor. She enjoyed playing BINGO, working in her garden with her flowers, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Mae is survived by her 4 children: Raymond Whitney, Sandra Cusick, Terry Whitney and Randall Whitney; 5 grandchildren: Jason Whitney, Daniel Whitney, Jennifer Whitney, Rebecca Whitney and Nicholas Whitney; many great grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred of Edgerton. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and 7 siblings.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME.