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Mary L. Hediger

December 11, 1933 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 86)


Mary L. Hediger, nee Kuper, age 86 of Carlyle, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Friday, March 6, 2020.


Mrs. Hediger was born on December 11, 1933, in St. Louis, a daughter of Harry and Leonore (Hagen) Kuper.  She was raised and lived in the O’Fallon/Fairview Heights area and went to the Grant School and one semester of high school in Belleville.  She the moved to Bond County and graduated from Pocahontas High School in 1951.  Mary worked for AT&T in Greenville until her marriage to Carl L. Hediger in 1954.  She was confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, married at Our Redeemer Church in Greenville, and was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Carlyle.


Mary and Carl were the parents of 2 children – Mark E. Hediger (Teri) and Karen Scott (David); grandparents of Cole Hediger, Madison Hediger, and Makena Scott; and she had a brother – Harry Kuper, Jr.


A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Messiah Lutheran Church in Carlyle.  Interment will follow at Carlyle Township Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 8:00 – 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 10, at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle. 


In lieu of flowers or other gifts, donations are suggested to Messiah Lutheran Church, Christ our Rock Lutheran High School, or to KFUO Radio.  Donations will be received through Zieren Funeral Home. 

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March 10, 2020

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton St.
Carlyle, IL 62231

Funeral Service
March 10, 2020

10:30 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church
1091 13th Street
Carlyle, IL 62231


Messiah Lutheran Church
1091 13th Street, Carlyle IL 62231
Tel: 1-618-594-3912

Christ our Rock Lutheran High School
9545 Shattuc Road, Centralia IL 62801
Web: http://www.corlhs.org/

KFUO Radio
Web: https://www.kfuo.org/

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