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Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, ID) - May 7, 2003
Deceased Name: Mary (Schlecht) Ganser -- KELLOGG
Memorial service for Mary Ann (Schlecht) Ganser, 81, will be Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church in Kellogg. Shoshone Funeral Service in Kellogg is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ganser, who was born in Hoven, S.D., died Monday.
She married Joseph Ganser in 1945 and the couple lived in California.
Mrs. Ganser had worked on a manufacturing assembly line before World War II and served with the 460th Army Air Force during the war.
She was a homemaker and also sold Avon.
The couple moved from California to the Silver Valley in the 1970s.
She was a member of St. Rita's Catholic Church and enjoyed indoor and outdoor plants.
Survivors include her husband; four sons, Joseph Ganser and John Ganser, both of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and James Ganser and Michael Ganser, both of Camarillo, Calif.; a daughter, Susan Ross of Coeur d'Alene; two brothers, Ken Schlecht of Washington and James Schlecht of California; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, ID)
Date: May 7, 2003
Record Number: 0305070204
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