Mary E. Krekeler

first_imgMary E. Krekeler, age 94 of Batesville, died Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at St. Andrew’s Health Campus.  Born January 16, 1925 in Sandusky, Indiana, she is the daughter of Frances (Nee: Wenning) and Henry Haunert.  She married Stanley Krekeler July 24, 1946 at St. Maurice Church in St. Maurice, Indiana.  A homemaker, Mary also worked in housekeeping 10 years at Jawacdah Farm and 21 years at Tri-County Financial.  She was a member of St. Louis Church, the Daughters of Isabella, Ripley County V.F.W. Post #3183 Ladies Auxiliary, Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271 Ladies Auxiliary and the Knight of St. John’s Ladies Auxiliary.She was a longtime member of the St. Maurice card club and the Batesville Red Hat Club.  In her younger years she enjoyed golfing and she and Stan loved to go Ballroom and Square dancing often.  Having her family together is what she treasured most.Mary is survived by her daughters Jean Ann Gutzwiller of Batesville, Patricia Blank of Batesville, Maribeth Snellenbarger of Frankfort, Indiana, Teresa (Teri) Sitterding of Batesville; sons William Krekeler of New Point, Michael Krekeler of Batesville, Daniel Krekeler of Franklin, Tennessee, Kevin Krekeler of Greensburg; sister Anna Mae Ricke of Greensburg; brothers Robert and Leo Haunert, both of Greensburg; 28 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.  In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by sisters Rita Litmer, Dorothy Greenway and grandson Matt Gutzwiller.There will be no visitation.  Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, November 18th at St. Louis Church with Rev. Santhosh Yohannan officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery at Enochsburg, followed by a celebration at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 624 Delaware Road in Batesville.  The family requests memorials to the Matt Gutzwiller Scholarship Fund.  For online condolences go to

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