Mary Ann Petrik, 86, Rush Center, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Rush County Memorial Hospital Intermediate Swing Bed, La Crosse.

She was born May 18, 1933, in Liebenthal to William and Clara (Legleiter) Herrman.

She married Richard D. “Rich” Petrik on June 11, 1951, in Liebenthal. She was a lifelong resident of Rush County. She was a homemaker and real estate agent. Together with her husband they farmed and raised cattle. They also owned and operated Petrik Auction and Realty, La Crosse, for many years before her retirement.

She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, La Crosse.

Survivors include her husband, Rush Center; a son, Troy Petrik, Wichita; a daughter, Tammy Leiker and husband, Doug, Lyons; four grandchildren, Ryan Petrik, Reece Petrik, Alisha Pennington and Andrea Rumler; and six great-grandchildren, Kadin Pennington, Trey Pennington, Bailey Pennington, Harper Rumler, Arlo Rumler and Madelyn Rumler.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Patrick Herrman, Harold Herrman, Emanuel “Manuel” Herrman, Joe Herrman, and Ernest Herrman; and a sister, Martina Leiker.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse; burial in La Crosse City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse and from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse, Rush County Fair, La Crosse or Masses, in care of the funeral home.

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