Marie Catherine Mueth, 93, of Millstadt, Ill., born Dec. 19, 1922 in St. Clair Township, Ill., died Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at her home.
Marie was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill. and St. Michael's Altar Sodality in Paderborn, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward G. and Mathilda A., nee Mauer, Kreher; her husband, John Louis Mueth, whom she married on Nov. 22, 1944 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Paderborn, Ill., and who died on July 27, 2007; her son, John L. Mueth Jr., in infancy; her sisters, Cecelia (Arthur) Schaefer and Ethel (Fred) Voegele; her brother, Bert Kreher; and her brothers-in-law, Robert Speichinger, Edmond Eckart and Victor Mueth.
Surviving are her children, Sister Marilyn Mueth of Millstadt, Ill., Janet (Kenneth) Bress of Boone, N.C., and Kathleen (Ronald) Wolf of Millstadt, Ill.; her brothers, Clyde (Anna Mae) Kreher of Waterloo, Ill., and Joseph (Evelyn) Kreher of Freeburg, Ill.; her sisters, Ruth Speichinger of Millstadt, Ill., Esther Eckart of Hecker, Ill., and Estelle Mueth of Paderborn, Ill.; her sister-in-law, Ethel Mae Kreher of Hecker, Ill.; her grandchildren, Margaret "Maggie" (David) Ballone of Millstadt, Ill., Kenneth (Angela) Wolf of Paderborn, Ill., and Jonathan (Hannah) Wolf of Atlanta, Ga.; her great-grandchildren, John Bollone, Samuel Ballone and Kenneth Wolf Jr.; and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made in the form of masses to St. James Catholic Church or in the form of memorials to St. James Catholic Church or the Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph and will be received at the funeral home.
Visitation: Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016 and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Creason Funeral Home in Millstadt, Ill. A scripture prayer service will be held on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill., with Monsignor Marvin Volk officiating. Interment will follow in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Paderborn, Ill.
CREASON FUNERAL HOME, Millstadt, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 22, 2016