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Mary Rosella McGee Stecher
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Birth: May 8, 1893
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1986
Muscatine
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA

Mary Stecher, 93, died Wednesday at the Bethesda Care Center following an extended illness.

Services are Saturday at 10 a.m. at the St. Mary's Church. The Rev. Walter B. Helms will officiate. Beverly Weber is organist. Pallbearers are Bob Hearst, Larry Daufeldt, Albert Stecher, Gerald Stecher, Jerry Awbrey and Joe Stecher.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday afternoon and evening at the Riley Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.

Mrs. Stecher was born May 8, 1893 in Cedar County, a daughter of Daniel and Mary Moylan McGee. Her marriage to Albert E. Stecher took place Jan. 10, 1911 in Muscatine. The couple farmed their entire married life in the Pleasant Prairie area and upon retirement in 1951 moved to Muscatine. She was a member of the St. Mary's Church.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond Stecher and Bernard Stecher, both of Durant; and Lyle Stecher, Muscatine; two daughters, Mrs. Allen (Alberta) Awbrey, Stockton; and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Daufeldt, Muscatine; 31 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 13,1963, one daughter, two sisters, nine brothers, one granddaughter and five great-grandsons. (Muscatine Journal, Muscatine, IA, Oct. 30, 1986)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel McGee (1845 - 1928)
  Mary Teresa Moylan McGee (1849 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Edward Stecher (1886 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Julia Berniece Stecher Hearst (1912 - 1965)*
  Raymond Edward Stecher (1913 - 2011)*
  Alberta Marie Stecher Awbrey (1915 - 2005)*
  Mary Felcitas Stecher Daufeldt (1918 - 1990)*
  Lyle Robert Stecher (1924 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth McGee Preston (1868 - 1953)*
  John G McGee (1870 - 1889)*
  James G McGee (1873 - 1893)*
  Johanna McGee (1877 - 1959)*
  Thomas Leo McGee (1879 - 1957)*
  Daniel Joseph McGee (1883 - 1975)*
  Patrick Wilford McGee (1885 - 1939)*
  Mary Rosella McGee Stecher (1893 - 1986)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Muscatine
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Mary Sicard
Record added: Oct 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60350440
Mary Rosella <i>McGee</i> Stecher
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Mary Rosella <i>McGee</i> Stecher
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