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 Mary “Marge” <I>Cressey</I> Toppert

Mary “Marge” Cressey Toppert

Birth
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Death 8 Feb 2012 (aged 80)
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100002714 · View Source
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Mary "Marge" Toppert, 80, of East Moline, Illinois, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at East Moline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 11th at Gibson Funeral Home, Port Byron. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus. Mary was born January 27, 1932, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Harvey Lee and Clara Ann Cressey.

She married Myron Mullett in 1953. They were divorced in 1963. She later married Peter Hernandez in 1963. He preceded her in death in 1973. Mary married Burdette "Charlie" Toppert in 1996.

He preceded her in death in September 2011. Mary graduated from Mt. St. Claire Academy in Clinton, IA. She worked for Geifman's Food Stores in East Moline for 28 years. She enjoyed gardening and being with family. Mary spent the last six months at East Moline Nursing and Rehab Center.

She always had a positive attitude towards everyone around her and she will be deeply missed.

Mary is survived by her children and their spouses, Michael (Janice) Mullett, Jacksonville, IL, Mari (Michael) Bright, LeClaire, IA, Michele Mullett, Columbia, MO; stepchildren, Larry (Deb) Toppert, East Moline, Bob (Linda) Toppert, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jeanne (Tim) Studley, Richardson, TX; step daughter-in-law, Judith Toppert, Hillsdale; grandchildren, David Mullett, Samuel Mullett, Pearl Mullett, Terry Wisely, Jessica Conley, Jennifer Beckman, Stephanie Baker, Stephen Baker, Autumn Tilton (adopted granddaughter); step-grandchildren, Rob Toppert, Jim Toppert, Deb Smiddy, Wesley Ann Polen, Alissa Toppert, Cody Toppert, Chad Toppert, Reid Studley, Andrea Studley & Brett Studley; nineteen great grandchildren; nine step great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Geraldine Richardson and brother-in-law, Floyd (Rita) Toppert.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands and step son, Charles A. Toppert


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  • Created by: RFB Jenkins
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100002714
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Marge” Cressey Toppert (27 Jan 1932–8 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100002714, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by RFB Jenkins (contributor 47712974) .