Mary Bielicke, 77, of Arnold passed away Thursday July 21, 2022. Mary was widowed by her late husband Louis in December 2021 after 56 years of marriage. Mrs. Bielicke was retired from Schaeffer Mfg. Mary enjoyed spending time with family & friends, loved cheering for sporting events, especially football and the St. Louis Cardinals, she was known as the mom with the cow bell at the boy’s football games. She loved to have fun and play games; Mary was no stranger to a good card game and winning was her only option. Born August. 24, 1944, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Gertrude and Richard Riley.
She is survived by her family, three sons: Louis (Lisa) Bielicke of Imperial, Mark Bielicke of St. Louis and Bryan Bielicke of St. Louis; a daughter: Tina (Dwayne) Strange of Festus; and 10 grandchildren: Jacob, Brittany and Emily Bielicke, John and Eric Shaver, Addison and Alexander Sloss and Austin, Eli and Olivia Strange. 2 Brothers Richard (Anita) Riley and Len (Debbie) Riley. Many brother and sister n laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
Memorial visitation will be held August. 6th at Kutis Funeral Home, South County (5255 Lemay Ferry) from 12PM until service at 1PM, officiated by Pastor Dwight Jones. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place., Memphis, TN 38105.