Mary Lou Elder

ELDER Mary Lou Elder, 88, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Kobacker House. Born October 23, 1923, near Alliance, OH, the daughter of Victor and Emma Haidet. Preceded in death by husband John, three brothers and two sisters. Member of St. Christopher Parish and former member of Christ the King Parish. Long time member of the Elizabethan Guild, volunteer with the Golden Hobby Shop and active with Senior Citizen Centers and Card Clubs. Survived by children, Kathleen (Greg Gedney), Patrick (Sandi), William (Judith); grandchildren, Janet (Jake) Kellstadt, Julie (Rob) McClaskey, Jill Elder, Ryan Gedney, Jennifer (Chris) Reyes, Jennifer (Kenny) Karraker and Jeremy Eastman; great-grandchildren, Lola, Caleb and Everett; brother, Leo Haidet; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday 2-5 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 403 E. BROAD ST. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 10 a.m. at St. Christopher Church, 1420 Grandview Ave. Entombment St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends who wish may contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Stephanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Visit for condolences.

Funeral Home

Egan-Ryan Funeral Service - Central Chapel
403 East Broad Street Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-6665
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 9, 2012