Mary Irene McDonald Obituary

Mary Irene McDonald

<p>Mary Irene McDonald, 79, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at her home.&nbsp; Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Snyder &amp; Hollenbaugh Funeral &amp; Cremation Services. &nbsp;Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Wesley United Methodist Church.&nbsp; &nbsp;Interment will be in the South Park Cemetery in Greensburg, Indiana at a later date.&nbsp; Memorials may be directed to Wesley United Methodist Church in Mary Irene&rsquo;s name.&nbsp; Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.</p> <p>Mary Irene Ralston was born on October 24, 1941 in Greensburg, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur and Lydia Elizabeth (Wynkoop) Ralston.&nbsp; On June 10, 1962, Mary Irene was united in marriage to Thomas McDonald in Indiana.&nbsp; Following Thomas&rsquo;s death, she later married Emil Wolfmueller on November 4, 1995 in Muscatine.&nbsp; Mary Irene worked hard on the family farm and was a member of the Muscatine County Pork Producers Association for several years.&nbsp; She also sold Tupperware products for many many years.&nbsp; Mary Irene was an active member of the Wesley United Methodist Church. She served as a Sunday School Teacher for the 3 &amp; 4 year olds for 45 years and also was on the committee coordinating luncheons for over 30 years. &nbsp;&nbsp;She loved feeding crowds of people.&nbsp; Mary Irene was also involved with Eastern Star, PEO, Phoenix Club, Eagles &amp; Ivories, several card clubs and served as a 4-H leader for many years. She enjoyed reading, playing bridge and spending time with her family especially at holiday and birthday gatherings.</p> <p>Mary Irene will be deeply missed by her husband, Emil of Muscatine; daughters, June Anne (Vince, Jr.) Gaeta of Letts and Sara (Robert) Benson of Hedrick; step-children, Miriam (Shawn) Ingalls of Kinross and Esther Knockel of Muscatine; five grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Lydia June (Jack) Snyder of Greensburg, Indiana and sister-in-law, Barbara Kelp of Nashville, Indiana.&nbsp;</p> <p>Mary Irene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas; grandson, Wade Benson; step-son, Andres Wolfmueller and step son-in-law, Mike Knockel.</p>
October 24, 1941 - October 26, 202010/24/194110/26/2020
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Mary Irene McDonald, 79, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at her home.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Wesley United Methodist Church.   Interment will be in the South Park Cemetery in Greensburg, Indiana at a later date.  Memorials may be directed to We...

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Oct
28
Visitation
Wednesday, October 28 2020
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services
2907 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
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29
Funeral Service
Thursday, October 29 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Wesley United Methodist Church
400 Iowa Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
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