Mary L. Bailer

February 20, 1934March 7, 2019

Mary L. Bailer, 85, of Kendallville, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019. She was born to the late John and Lucille (Krick) Meier on February 20, 1934 in Brewster, Minnesota. Mary was a past President of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 241; where she was also the Kitchen Manager for many years. She was a devout member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Kendallville. She volunteered at Common Grace Ministries in Kendallville.

Mary is survived by her children, R. Rocky (Andy) Alleshouse of Brodheadsville, PA, Rickie D. Bailer of Hudson, IN, Kaloa DeBruhl of St. Marys, GA, and Michael Lee Bailer of Fort Wayne, IN; 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Francis Meier of Worthington, MN; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin A. Bailer; daughter, Sharon Lynn Bailer; brother, Melvin Meier; and sister, Marlis McCarty.

Funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:30 pm at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals (6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809) with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be on Monday, March 11, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home with a rosary service at 3:30 pm. Burial will follow at Lindenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children's Hospital.


  • Riley Children's Hospital


  • Rosary Service Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Final Resting Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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