Mary Lillian Kroeger

Born in Worcester, MA on August 22, 1935

Departed on December 8, 2015 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Mary Lillian Kroeger, age 80 of Springfield, Tennessee and formally from St. Louis, MO., passed away on December 8, 2015 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mrs. Kroeger was born on August 22, 1935 in Worcester, MA to the late Frances M and I. Lysle Bassett.

"In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kroeger is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Kroeger as well as 2 brothers and 1 Sister."

She is survived by her children, Ellen (Jerry) Southergill, Brett Kroeger and Brian (Cheryl) Kroeger; sister, Ruth Mathewson; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on December 14, 2015 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

6 Comments to Mrs. Mary Lillian Kroeger

  1. Billie Jo Grant
    December 12, 2015 8:52 pm

    Mary was a very sweet lady, I am so sad to hear of her passing, and will miss seeing her sweet smile.

  2. Ellen Southergill
    December 13, 2015 11:29 pm

    It brought my mom a lot of joy to see how many people benefited so much and were made so happy through the processe of placing Lucas in a loving home.
    If you would like to make a donation in her memory please contact Lisa Collins at
    She can tell you how to make a contribution to help other families successfully adopt children.

  3. noreen and charlie watson
    December 14, 2015 7:57 am

    So sorry for your loss.Mary was a sweet ,special woman who was always kind.She will be missed by many.

  4. Robert frost
    December 14, 2015 7:07 pm

    I will miss the sweetest,nicest person I have ever met.bye mary

  5. Norm and Lucy Southergill
    December 14, 2015 8:04 pm

    This sweet kind lady gave us our beloved daughter-in-law Ellen. For memories of Mary and for our Ellen we will always be grateful.

  6. Paul, Sarah & Claire Zenker
    December 16, 2015 10:24 am

    Mary is such a wonderful person! She will be missed.

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