Mary J. Bessa, age 65 of Hudson, WI, passed away at her home on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Mary was born December 29, 1952 to Leonard and Joan (Stevens) Bessa. Mary attended schools in Rhinelander, graduating in 1971. Mary is survived by her siblings, Gary (Connie) Bessa, Tom Bessa of Rhinelander, Char Bessa of Madison, WI, Carol (Bill) Palm of Pompano Beach, FL, and Cheryl (Lee) Tourtillott of Burnsville, MN; and many other relatives, nieces, nephews and friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Joan; brother, L. John; and sister, Lori A. Birginal. The family would like to express appreciation to Lakeview Hospice of Stillwater, MN for their exceptional care of Mary. Per Mary’s request, there will be no services. A celebration of life will be held by the family at a later date. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral and Cremation Services of Hudson, WI.