Mary I. (Bailer) Oswald

July 26, 1920 - March 7, 2021
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Mary I. (Bailer) Oswald formerly of Bay City, Michigan passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Venice, Florida.  Mary was born July 26, 1920 in Birch Run, Michigan.  Mom lived a long and full life.  Her passion was her nursing career… “once a nurse, always a nurse”.  Carl, her husband of 62 years, died in 2002.  She is survived by their four children: Dean (Jewel) Oswald of Newberry, MI; Judy (Bob) Dutton of Venice, FL and Bay City, MI; Janece “Babe” Rechsteiner, Acworth, GA; Sherry (Bob) VanOchten of Tower Lakes, IL; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; two brothers, Don and Doug Bailer of Birch Run, MI, both of whom are WWII decorated veterans.  Mom was pre-deceased by her parents Herman and Josie (Blair) Bailer of Birch Run, MI; her sister, Dora (Herbert) Deuring; sisters-in-law Mrs. Don Bailer (Clarisa) and Mrs. Doug Bailer (Roberta “Bert”); son-in-law LeeRoy Rechsteiner; and her infant brother, Harry.  A warm thank you to Mom’s caregivers and to her friends (in particular, Barbara Beers), and family who brightened her days with phone calls, cards, letters, and visits.  Per mom’s wishes, cremation has taken place; there will not be a memorial service.

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Born: July 26, 1920
Died: March 7, 2021

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