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Mary Kellogg

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Mary Lou Kellogg age 85 of Fredericksburg, IA died Monday, October 9, 2017 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Funeral services will be held11:30 a.m.Friday, October 13, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hampton, IA with Pastor Kevin Frey officiating. A private family burial will be at a later date. Friends may greet the family from4:00 – 7:00 p.m.Thursday October 12, 2017at the Hugeback - Johnson Funeral Home in Fredericksburg, IA with further visitation one hour prior to the service at the Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hampton, IAon Friday. Mary Lou Kellogg was born July 3, 1932 in rural Westgate, IA, the daughter of Alvin and Bernice (Zubrod) Dietrich.She attended country school thru 8thgrade and graduated from West Central Maynard in 1950.Mary Lou started working at Rath Packing Company in the Administration Buildingfor several years.Mary Lou worked 29 years at Beatrice, Mienerz and Con Agra in Fredericksburg, IA as a Lab Technician, retiring in 1995. Mary Lou stumbled upon Chuck Kellogg in an aisle at the Fredericksburg Food Center. The couple went on a date thatSaturday and weremarried September 17, 1988, at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, IA. Mary Lou enjoyed being a seamstress. She loved watching cardinals in her backyard and collected rocking horses. In the springandsummer months, Mary Lou kept busy gardening and tending to her flowers. She loved to be in the kitchen baking and cooking,especiallymaking homemade bread and rice krispy bars. Mary Lou and Chuck loved to go on drives all over the country in their “Buick”. Mary Lou also cherished the time spent with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Mary Lou was a member of Eastern Star and the McDonalds Coffee Club. Mary Lou is survived by her husband Chuck Kellogg of Fredericksburg, IA; four daughters, Christie Shever of Elma, IA, Lynn (Duane) Wilkens of Fredericksburg, IA, Susie (Anon) Anderson of Fredericksburg, IA, Theresa (Tim Byrnes) Chipera of Cresco, IA; two step-sons Tim Kellogg of Hartford, WI, Ross (Lori) Kellogg of Nashua, IA; and two step-daughters Sherry (Everette) Mahler and Shannon Kellogg of New Hampton, IA. Nineteen grandchildren and twenty-eight great grandchildren. Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents; and son-in-law; Ray Shever

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  1. I will always cherish all the wonderful times I had with Mary Lou and Chuck!! She was a very special friend! I will miss her friendship and all her witty comments that made us all laugh.

  2. Mary Lou was an amazing woman…all thru school and hanging out with Theresa and Susie…boy did we give our moms a hard time in the high school yrs!!! She was kind and loving and always there for u if u needed something…she will be missed dearly…

  3. Chuck and family, So sad to hear that Mary Lou has passed. I was just getting to know her. May you always cherish the memories you have made with her. She will be missed my many.

  4. Chuck and family, My sympathy and thoughts are with you all. I loved Mary Lou, she was my great friend. I will always cherish the memories and all the fun that we had together. Love, Shirley Beck

  5. To Mary Lou’s family, my deepest sympathy..Such a loss for all of you..know she will be so missed . I always liked Mary Lou..she was such a ‘really good lady and had a quick wit…’ Always a fun visit… Saw her at Megans reception but didn’t get over to say ‘Hi’ to her. Am sorry about that now . Know I would have enjoyed a chat with her. She looked so good that day.. Am so sorry for your loss…will see you soon. Lorilee

  6. Mike and I are so sorry to see that Mary Lou passed away. We will miss visiting with her when we would run into both of you here in New Hampton. She was such a kind lady, with a heart of gold. Our sympathy to you and family. She will be missed by many.

  7. My second mother! Also grandmother and sisters I never had were at that house! So many memories! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! God Bless. Marcia & Arlie Rieck

  8. Our condolences to Chuck and all of Mary Lou’s families. Mary Lou always had a friendly smile and time to visit. Keep sharing your memories.

  9. Dear Chuck and family and all of Mary Lou’s family, We were so very sorry to hear of Mary Lou’s passing. Our deepest condolences go out to you during this very difficult time. We are keeping all of you in our many thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace and comfort as you share your many fond memories of her.

  10. Dear Chuck and family and all of Mary Lou’s family, We were so very sorry to hear of Mary Lou’s passing. Our deepest condolences go out to you during this very difficult time. We are keeping all of you in our many thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace and comfort as you share your many fond memories of her.

  11. Dave and I send our sympathy to you Chuck and your family. You know how we all loved Mary Lou, we will miss her. This is a sad time for all who knew her. Sandy Jaschen

  12. Dear Chuck & Family, With my deepest sympathy to all of you.She was a wonderful person, always made a laugh and we had some good times at coffee.She will be missed by many, and heaven is her home.God Bless you all. Gloria Parks and Brenda Parks

  13. To Mary Lou’s Family! We are so sorry to hear such sad news. She was such a great lady! Always love to see her and Chuck! They were always so happy! Hugs and Prayers to you all! Sorry we can’t be there but we will be thinking of you all!:heart::purple_heart:

  14. Russ and I sometimes ran into Chuck and Mary Lou when they were on one of their road trips. Loved seeing and visiting with them then. You have a deepest sympathy.

  15. So sorry to hear of your loss. She was a very special woman. Always had a kind word and a wit above all. Many times at Mc Donald’s she made me laugh so hard falling off my chair was inevitable. She will be missed by many

  16. All of us at Gosch’s Plumbing purchased the Lovely One Spathiphyllum Plant for the family of Mary Lou Kellogg.

  17. To all of Mary Lou’s loving family, It truly saddens our heart to hear about her passing. You all need to know she was one amazing, tender hearted, compassionate, loving, people I have ever had the privilege of meeting! Her and Chuck helped Willie and I out with our Dad during time of need, please call on us if you ever need anything, would be honored to help or do anything, any of you need! Mary Lou, rest in peace, and say hi to Dad! Love Brenda and Willie Panoch

  18. Dear Chuck and family, we are so sorry to hear that Mary Lou has passed away. Our very deepest sympathy goes out to you. She was a very special woman. Our thoughts and prayer are with you. Roger and Donna Donaldson

  19. Family of Mary Lou. Very fond memories of hanging out at the home place with Teresa. Grandma and Mary Lou always busy sewing or cooking. She always made Dave and I feel special. Never an unkind word. You are all in our prayers

  20. Pleggenkuhl & Kellogg families, Truly sorry to hear of Mary Lou’s passing. She was a sweet lady & a nice person to work around at Beatrice. She was always ready to lend a hand to my Mom too. She had her share of rough patches in life but always seems to get through it all without resentment. Heaven will welcome her I’m sure.

  21. Sending my heartfelt sympathy during this time of sadness and loss of such a remarkable, talented, and fun lady ….. always so kind, witty, and friendly. I have so many fond reminisces of Mary Lou over the years! May you sense the Loving arms of God wrapped around you and His Peace in your hearts. Lifted in my prayers … ♡

  22. so sorry to the family of MaryLou, we would be there if we could. she was an awesome lady.she had only good on her heart, but God only take’s the best. Dennis & Judy Beyer

  23. Family of Mary Lou,
    My sympathies and prayers to you all.
    I did not get the honor of knowing Mary Lou. But Ive listened to Mary Beth talk about her grandma and it was evident that she was cherished and loved very much.
    Torri (coworker of Mary Beth)


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