NEW HAMBURG - Mary M. Menz, 73, died at 3:10 a.m. Sept. 14, 2004, at her home.
Born April 30, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Eftink Arnzen, she was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality and the Senior Citizens Club in New Hamburg. She first was a machine operator for Carter Carburetor in St. Louis and retired as main housekeeper for Howard Johnson's Inn in Cape Girardeau.
On June 29, 1957, she married Gilbert T. Menz who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one brother, Raymond Arnzen of Kelso; two sisters, Marcella Troxclair of Broussard, La., and Dorothy Glaus of Chaffee; and several nieces and nephews.
One brother preceded her in death.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where parish prayers will be said at 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The Rev. Normand Varone will officiate.
Burial will follow in the St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Gregory Menz, Tim Menz, Rick Arnzen, Lary Glaus Jr. and Scott Arnzen.