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MaryJane Rettler of Appleton, age 88, passed away peacefully at Oak Park Place Menasha on Wednesday Jan 3rd. MaryJane was born January 22, 1929 in Kaukauna to the late William & Olive (Hein) Meyerhofer. She graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1947. She was united in marriage to Norman F. Rettler on June 10th 1950. They celebrated 65 years of marriage before his passing in 2015. Her strong Catholic belief brought her comfort during her final days. She was a charter member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Appleton. MaryJane was employed by Home Mutual in Appleton in her early years but once a family was started she took pride in raising 5 wonderful children. Her family has many great memories of camping and visiting many of the National Parks. Up north at the “cottage” was a favorite retreat for the family both winter and summer. She enjoyed cooking and making her famous Raspberry Marshmallow Dessert and her Strawberry Jello Supreme. No one ever went away hungry. Planning the next meal before finishing the last meal was something MaryJane always did. She spent many hours putzing in her flower garden and rightly so many admired her beautiful geraniums. MaryJane & Norman spent their retirement years traveling around the world seeing many amazing sights. She will be sadly missed by her children: Kathy (Tom) Helm of Neenah, Jeff Rettler (Sandy) of Wrightstown, Pam (Tom) Peterson of Appleton, Randy (Maggie) Rettler of Green Bay, Kurt (Judee) Rettler of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; grandchildren: Angela (John) Ryun, Neil (Anne) Helm; Aaron (Dori) Rettler, Amy (Brandt Olson) Rettler and Alyssa Rettler; Scott (Alia) Breitengross and Jordan Peterson; Greg Rettler, Mike (Kate) Rettler and Jim Rettler; Monika Rettler; and ten great grandchildren. MaryJane is further survived by her brother, Robert (Marie) Meyerhofer of Appleton, a special foreign exchange student Freddy Vargas, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother Donald (Patricia) Meyerhofer. The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Place and Heartland Hospice for their loving care and compassion. The funeral liturgy for MaryJane will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday January 9th at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1810 North McDonald St. in Appleton with Fr. James Lucas officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday at the church from 10:00am until 10:45am. Interment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Black Creek. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.