Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

November 13, 2013

Mary Fuesting


Effingham Daily News

---- — Mary C. Fuesting, 93, of Teutopolis, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at The Glenwood, Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Teutopolis. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church with a 7 p.m. parish prayer service. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Bauer Funeral Home, Teutopolis, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

Mary was born March 9, 1920, in rural Teutopolis, the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Dust) Heuerman. She married Edward A. Fuesting on Feb. 18, 1939, and he preceded her in death in 1993. Mary was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis, St. Francis Council of Catholic Women, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Third Order of St. Francis. She was also a member of the Effingham County Home Extension.

Mary is survived by her five sons, John (Priscilla) of Collinsville, Ron (Deb) of Sorrento, Fla., Mike (Kathy) of Danville, Tom (Mary) of Teutopolis, and Tim (Joyce) of Thorntown, Ind.; five daughters, Eileen Peters (friend, Jackie) of Gallatin, Tenn., Marilyn Brown of Woodburn, Ky., Norma (John) Ellis of Willowbrook, Joan Fuesting (friend, Lyle) of Effingham, and Jane (Dan) Sudkamp of St. Louis; brother, Bill Heuerman (special friend, Vi); 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward; son, Donald; and daughter, Carol Burger.

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