MENZEL – Catherine Mary

Born October 18, 1950. Passed away May 8, 2022.

Loving and dearly loved wife of Dieter, “Love of Dieter’s life”.

Loving friend and Mum to Dieter’s daughter, sons, son in law, daughter in law and Granddaughter.

Loving sister, sister in law, cousin and Aunty.

Loving friend to many near and far.

Mary will be remembered for her kindness, zest for life, flare for cooking, love of art, gardening, dancing, travel, golf and her footy team, Geelong.

 “We will all miss you Mary-Lou”  


Funeral Notice

Service: Friday May 27, 2022

Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Mrs Mary Menzel to be held at our Chapel, cnr High St & Murradoc Rd, Drysdale on FRIDAY (May 27, 2022) commencing at 11.30am, followed by Burial at the Portarlington Cemetery.

Mary's service will be Livestreamed through our website.

MENZEL Mary – Order of Service

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  1. Our sympathies to Dieter and family on your sad loss. Mary was a wonderful lady who was always there for everyone. Memories of Mary being a caddy in Division 1 and great golf days and dinners at the Portarlington Golf Club will always be with us
    RIP Mary you will be greatly missed.
    Jenny Rick Max and Caitlin Edmanson

    Jenny EdmansonMay 19 2022 1:02 pm
  2. Isa Lei, Mary. Farewell and safe journey to a special friend!

    Trevor and Eileen Lawie.

    Trevor and Eileen LawieMay 19 2022 5:34 pm
  3. Deepest sympathy to Dieter and your family. We are going to miss Mary’s big smile and her laughter.
    Rest In Peace Mary.
    Ian & Cathy

    Cathy MacArthurMay 19 2022 7:10 pm
  4. Our deepest sympathy to Dieter and family on the sudden and sad loss of Mary.
    We had some fun golf games together at Portarlington Golf Club. Mary will be sadly missed by all who new her
    Joy and Ian Francis

    Joy and Ian FrancisMay 19 2022 9:57 pm
  5. Heartfelt sympathy to Dieter and family on the passing of dear Mary.
    Mary had a warm & caring beautiful heart.
    May the treasured memories of Mary help sustain you.
    Rest in Peace Mary
    With fond memories and love.
    Mary & Adrian Higginbotham

    Mary HigginbothamMay 20 2022 4:51 pm
  6. My heartfelt condolences to Dieter and family. Such a kind soul who will always be remembered with a smile.
    Karen Thomas

    Karen ThomasMay 21 2022 10:22 am
  7. Surprised and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Mary
    Dieter, thinking of you in support
    Doreen & Ken

    Doreen IvessMay 21 2022 4:59 pm
  8. Dear Dieter and family, please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences on the sudden passing of Mary, she will sadly missed and always we will remember her for her kindness, baking, smile and an all round lovely lady and friend.

    Jacky and John Rowe

    JACQUELINE ROWEMay 22 2022 2:09 pm
  9. Mary was a much loved and appreciated part of our lives. Her generosity and caring nature never went unnoticed. Thoughts are with Dieter and family.
    Debra Howlett, Hannah, Naomi and Joshua Newcombe.

    Debra J HowlettMay 23 2022 10:59 am
  10. Our deepest sympathy to Dieter and Family on the sudden and sad loss of Mary. A lovely lady who will be remembered for her beautiful paintings, delicious cooking and her caring nature. Ian and Bev Assender

    Bev AssenderMay 24 2022 10:30 am
  11. Loving memories of a beautiful friend.
    Remembering days at the footy, Figi, dinners with Many’s great sense of humor.
    Love and sympathy to Dieter and family.
    “She will be so sadly missed “
    George, Barb and Family

    Barbara ReedMay 24 2022 1:00 pm
  12. A lovely, caring Lady who will be sadly Missed.
    Thankyou Mary for the Garden Memories. RIP
    Sending Our Love to Dieter,
    Shell, Timma and the Boys xx

    Michelle KriegMay 24 2022 7:38 pm
  13. Deepest sympathy to Dieter and his family remembering the good times many many years ago Daughter of Fred and Eileen Newcombe step mother of Win (all Deceased) step Sister to Wayne Rip Mary Love Wayne Go Cats xx

    Wayne NewcombeMay 25 2022 10:26 am
  14. Sorry to hear of your loss Diete & family,, she will be sadly missed. Was great serving her on Wednesday ladies day.
    Xx Jackie Cloke xx

    Jackie ClokeMay 25 2022 2:55 pm
  15. Our deepest sympathy to you Dieter and family on the sad passing of Mary.
    She was such a beautiful and caring person. The special memories you have will be with your always
    We are so sorry we are unable to be with you on Friday, but you will be in our thoughts.

    Bob and Rosalie Lyle

    Bob LyleMay 25 2022 3:45 pm
  16. Fond memories of a happy, caring and fun lady with a great sense of humour and a smile that would light up the room. Our deepest condolences to Dieter, she will be sadly missed.
    Yvonne and Rob Casey

    Rob CaseyMay 26 2022 5:44 pm
  17. Deepest sympathy to you and your family Dieter. Mary was always my special friend, a kind, caring friend, no matter the distances. I could always remember her laugh, it had never changed. I know she will be so missed. Safe travel Mary xx. Alyson with Rob and Col Nunn

    Alyson WidmerMay 27 2022 8:38 am
  18. Treasured memories of the times we shared with Mary. She was was a lovely neighbour and friend.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time Dieter
    Love from Lesley, Keith, Fairlie, Liam, Sarah & family

    Keith PritchardMay 27 2022 10:14 am
  19. Our heartfelt sympathy to Dieter for the sad and tragic loss you are left without your beautiful Mary taken too early
    Our thoughts are with you
    Rest in peace ,Mary.
    Graeme and Areeya Maloney

    Graeme and Areeya MaloneyMay 27 2022 11:23 am
  20. To Dieter and Family
    A beautiful service for a truely beautiful lady
    Our love and thoughts are with you all
    Ian and Teena Carmichael

    TEENA CARMICHAELMay 27 2022 12:18 pm
  21. Dear Dieter and family,
    Unable to be with you today, but I offer you my deepest sympathy on the sudden passing of Mary. Fond memories of when we were young girls growing up!
    Helen Gibson

    Helen GibsonMay 27 2022 3:25 pm
  22. Special memories of my primary school and life long friend. Deepest sympathy to Dieter and the Gore family. Rest In Peace Mary
    Lyn King (Spearing)

    Lynette KingMay 29 2022 3:41 pm
  23. We are mourning the loss of our beautiful friend Mary. We are so blessed to have met you 50 years ago and shared so many great times with you. Rest In Peace Mary.
    Rest assured Dieter you were the love of Mary’s life , a perfect match. Xx
    Sending love Dieter. Barb and Doug McLaren

    Barbara and Doug McLarenMay 29 2022 8:38 pm

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