Last Updated on August 16, 2015 by cassnetwork
Born In Logansport on July 19, 1921, she was the daughter of William F. and Lillian Whitehead Bauer.
On July 4, 1946, in Logansport, she was married to Thomas E. Mee, who preceded her in death on June 19, 1983.
Mary Margaret was a 1937 graduate of Logansport High School. She then graduated from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee and also from Harvard University School of Business.
She was most proud of her service in the United States Navy, where she served four years during World War II. She was a member of the first class of Navy WAVES in history. She attained the rank of Lieutenant.
Mary Margaret was employed as Cass Circuit Court Reporter.
She was a life-long member of the Girl Scouts of America and a seventy-one year member of the American Legion, where she also served as an officer in both organizations.
She was also a member of the Tourist Club and the National Council of Catholic Women, where she served as an officer.
She was a faithful member of the former St. Vincent de Paul Church and most recently of All Saints Catholic Church. Mary Margaret was a member of the Daughters of Isabella.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Lou (David) Hults, Greentown, Geralyn Ann (Bruce) Thompson, McCordsville; sister, Betty Cahalan, Logansport; grandchildren, Thomas (Shannon) Henry, Angela (Scott) Townsend, Erin Nowak, Todd Nowak, Eric Thompson and Emma Thompson.
Also surviving are great grandchildren, Alli O’Daniel Skeen (Richard), Sean O’Daniel, Taylor Clouse, Bradley Townsend, Logan Henry,. Jordan Henry, Amber Vance, Rylan Nowak; great-great grandchildren, William Skeen, Allayna Clouse, Jaxon Clouse, Ethan Skeen, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at Kroeger Funeral Home, where the Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon on Thursday at All Saints Catholic Church, with Father Clayton Thompson officiating.
Interment with full military honors will be in the Mount Calvary Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. Uniformed members of the United States Navy will fold and present the flag.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, which serves military families, 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850. www.fisherhouse.org.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.