DEFOREST – Maria Nonn, age 56, born to eternal life after a six year battle with cancer on Friday, August 31, 2012. Maria was born on March 9, 1956 to Esther Prochot in Portage, WI. She was raised and went to school in the Poynette area. Maria married her soul mate James Nonn on August 3, 1975 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Poynette, WI. Right after marriage Maria was employed at American Family Insurance where she worked for 38 years. Maria was proud to have earned a black belt in karate despite breaking her foot during the test. She volunteered with the DeForest Zoning Board of Appeals. She loved to go to garage sales every Saturday morning. Maria enjoyed camping, traveling, shopping for jewelry, going for walks, boating on the Wisconsin River, snowmobiling and going on vacation.
Maria is survived by husband, Jim; children Travis (Christi) and Tanya; grandchildren, Kameron, Samara and Nalani; mother, Esther Prochot; siblings, Anthony (Cheryl) Prochot, Toni (Kent) Tomlinson, Esther (Monte) Pearson and Joe Prochot (Shelly Goodman). Further survived by many other family and friends. Preceded in death by her niece, Grace Tomlinson and sister-in-law, Judith Colvin.
A memorial service will be held at DOOR CREEK CHURCH, 6602 Dominion Dr, Madison, at 6:00PM on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, with Pastor Bob Goodsell presiding. Visitation will be held at the church from 4:00PM until the time of the service on Tuesday.
Special thanks to AgraceHospice Care staff especially her nurse Kim and the families at Door Creek Church for their prayers and practical support. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the DeForest Area Needs Network, PO Box 196, DeForest, WI, 53532.
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