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Mary Elizabeth "Marie" Kiefer Kreitinger
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1915
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 2013
Mower County
Minnesota, USA

Mary (Marie) Kreitinger, 98, died Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Adams Health Care Center, Adams, MN.

Marie was born Mary Elizabeth Kiefer on February 11, 1915 near Adams, Minnesota the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Sable) Kiefer. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduated from Elkton High School. Marie was employed as the Kitchen supervisor and head baker for the Bismarck, North Dakota public schools. After her husband Leo Kreitinger's death in 1983, Marie moved to Winter Haven, FL to be near her daughter.

Marie had been a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bismarck, ND and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Winter Haven, FL. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed traveling and doing crafts. Marie was also active with the Lions and Eagles clubs. She returned to Adams in December of 2012 to be near family members.

Marie was preceded in death by her husbands, daughter Marilyn, son James, a grandson and sisters and brothers, Celeste, Ange, Bernice, Roy, Frederich, Bill, Vernon, Veronica and Paul.

She is survived by a daughter: Mary Kirtley, Saratoga, CA; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister: Kathryn Schmidt, Austin, MN; sister-in-law: Priscilla Kiefer, Adams, MN; nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, MN with Father LaVerne Trocinski officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Bismarck, ND at a later date. Visitation will be at the church for one hour before the service. The Adams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary and photo from Clasen-Jordan Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  William John Kiefer (1885 - 1968)
  Elizabeth Sabel Kiefer (1886 - 1978)
  Leo A Kreitinger (1916 - 1983)
  Bernice Marie Kiefer (1911 - 1920)*
  Roy William Kiefer (1913 - 2001)*
  Mary Elizabeth Kiefer Kreitinger (1915 - 2013)
  Frederick John Kiefer (1916 - 1917)*
  Vernon Theodore Kiefer (1920 - 2007)*
  Veronica Mary Kiefer Quinn (1922 - 2005)*
  Paul Frederich Kiefer (1930 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
Plot: section G, row 1, plot W 49
Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Apr 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107903882
Mary Elizabeth Marie <i>Kiefer</i> Kreitinger
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Mary Elizabeth Marie <i>Kiefer</i> Kreitinger
Added by: Brian Backes
Mary Elizabeth Marie <i>Kiefer</i> Kreitinger
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