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Mary Mae KigerJuly 18, 1929 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 87)
Mary Mae (White) Kiger
Mary Mae (White) Kiger, 87 years old, of Green Castle, Missouri passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.
The daughter of George S. and Ada Adalene (Glover) White, she was born July 18, 1929 in Holly, Colorado.
On June 29, 1947 in Kirksville, Missouri she married James Irvie Kiger who preceded her in death June 10, 1985.
She is survived by three sons, Ronald (Linda) Kiger of LaPlata, Randy (Tonya) Kiger of Green Castle, and Rodney Kiger of Queen City. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Rhonda (Chris) Wertz, Lance Kiger, Ben Kiger, Amanda (Doug) Lunsford, and Brianne (Jared) Hunter; ten great grandchildren, Shad Stith, Johnathan and Joseph Kiger, Wesley and Hannah Kiger, Marshall and Madison Lunsford, Wyatt, William, and Wade Hunter; two brothers Kenneth (Helen) White and Bill (Deloris) White both of Green Castle. Two sister-in-laws Marjorie Harlan and Edna LaFaver, and one brother-in-law Glenn Kiger and several nephews and nieces.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, a grandson James Recil Kiger, one brother Jack White, two sister-in-laws Bessie Marie Wilson and Eva Branstetter, three nephews Mike White, Gerald Harlan, and Joseph Kiger.
Mary Mae was happiest when she was among her family and friends, many whom she had made during her twenty-five years of faithfully riding the OATS bus. She loved reading, writing letters, and working in her flower beds.
Services will be Monday, July 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Green City. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Green Castle, Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the OATS bus or Green Castle Cemetery.