Mary  Garretson
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Wednesday
17
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
9201 E. County Road 100 N
Avon, Indiana, United States
Thursday
18
April

Visitation

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
9201 E. County Road 100 N
Avon, Indiana, United States
Thursday
18
April

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
9201 E. County Road 100 N
Avon, Indiana, United States
Thursday
18
April

Interment

12:45 pm
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Concordia Cemetery
2703 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis , Indiana, United States

Obituary of Mary Lou Garretson

Mary Louise Garretson at the age of 87 passed away on April 13, 2019. Her loving devotion to her family and firm belief in God gave her peace as she struggled with her illness this past year.  She will be dearly missed by her loved ones, who celebrate the fact that she is now with her Heavenly Father.

 

Mary Lou was born on November 5, 1931 in Bloomington, Indiana to her parents, Walter C. and Isabella Homann.  She married Dick G Garretson in 1954 and had 4 daughters. They celebrated 65 years of marriage this past January.

 

She attended Bloomington University High School and Indiana University  Business School. She was a member of both Our Redeemer and Our Shepherd Lutheran Church for  65 years.  She was an accomplished violinist and a past member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis and the Hendricks County Symphony.  She volunteered much of her time at the Westside Lutheran Sharing Place and served on multiple committees at church.

 

Mary Lou was blessed with a large and loving family. She is survived by her husband, Dick G Garretson and 4 daughters, Kathy Tackitt, Karen Koss, Ellen Gramlin and Amy Miller. She has 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her brother Walter Charles Homann Jr..  Visitation will be held at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on April 17, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and on April 18, 2019  from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.  The memorial service will be on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Interment will be at Concordia Cemetery in Indianapolis. 

 

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