Mary M. Niebruegge, nee Pottmeyer,
84, of Breese, died Sunday, March 9, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in
She was born July 20, 1923 in
Breese, to Herman and Gertrude "Funke" Pottmeyer: they preceded her
She married John Niebruegge on July
12, 1950; he preceded her in death on November 13, 1985.
Also preceded in death by sisters,
Mary Elizabeth Hynes and Angela Pottmeyer, and brothers, William
Pottmeyer and Frank Pottmeyer.
Surviving is a sister, Catherine
Woodruff of Albuquerque, NM and many nieces and nephews.
Mary received her Bachelor and
Masterís Degrees in Education from Southern Illinois University,
Carbondale. She formerly taught at St. Augustine School in Breese
and retired from District 12 in Breese as a Kindergarten Teacher.
She was a member of St. Dominic
Catholic Church, Breese Library Board, Illinois Retired Teachers
Association, and the Breese Historical Society.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 10:00 AM
at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Ben Stern
officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic~St.
Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March
12, 2008 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Thursday, March 13, 2008
from 8:00-9:45 AM at the Moss
Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to All Saints
Academy, Mater Dei High School, or St. Dominic Church and will be
received at the funeral home.