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Mary Louise (Olson) Spatz

January 25, 1942 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 76)

Mary Louise Spatz, age 76, of Goodland passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. 

Mary was born January 25, 1942 to Howard and Julesie (Stewart) Olson in Lincoln, Nebraska.   She grew up and went to high school and college in Lincoln.  On May 11, 1962 she married Gary L. Spatz in Lincoln.  They moved to Goodland in 1968. 

Mary worked as a school cook for many years.  She was a member of the Emmanual Lutheran Church of Goodland.  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing, reading and most of all her family. 

Preceding her in death are her husband, Gary; parents and grandparents. 

She is survived by her daughter Christi (Kristi) Conner of Green Mountain Falls, CO; son, Steve (Mindy) Spatz of McCook, NE; daughter, Rebecca Schneider of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Christopher DeGraffenreid; Teagan, Brandon, Steven and Justin Spatz; Brooke and Katelyn Schneider; great grandchildren, Dixie, Oakley, Annabelle, Savannah, Alexis and Kian; brothers, Dave (Mary) Olson of AZ and Don (Peg) Olson of Lincoln, NE. 

Funeral service will be Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. MT at the Emmanual Lutheran Church, 222 W 13th Street, Goodland.  Interment will follow the service at the Goodland Cemetery, North Main Street, Goodland.  Visitation will be Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. MT.  Memorials will be designated by the family later and may be left at the services or mailed to Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland, KS  67735.  Online condolences and information www.batemanfuneral.com

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