PORTAGEVILLE - Mary M. Kreidler, 67, died March 23, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.
Born June 29, 1936, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Dennis M. and Mary Burke Bahlinger, she was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville, Ladies Sodality and the Democratic Women's Club.
On Sept. 29, 1956, in St. Louis, she married John Paul "Jack" Kreidler who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Steve Kreidler of Marion, Ill., and Greg Kreidler of Portageville; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Laurie and Fred Arnold of Hillsboro and Mary Kay and Danny Birdwell, Janet and Don Barnett and Sharon Kreidler of Portageville; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Denis and Patti Bahlinger, Tim and Pat Bahlinger and Tom and Diane Bahlinger of St. Louis; four brothers-in-law and their spouses, Carl and Darlene Kreidler, Ray and Elaine Ganley, Rosemary and Don McGuire and Jane Vandas of St. Louis; and seven grandchildren, Chris Birdwell, D.J. Birdwell, Anna Birdwell, Katie Barnett Emily Barnett, Chad Arnold and Lauren Arnold.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph Kreidler; and a brother-in-law, Ed Vandas.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where a prayer service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church with the Rev. Allen Saunders officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
may be made to the
American Lung Association
1118 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139