Mary Louise Applegate

Megrue-Price Funeral Home

Superior, NE


Mary Louise Applegate, the daughter of Hanley and Ruby (Pratt) Patterson, was born on April 14, 1929 in Peru, Nebraska. She passed away on March 5, 2014 at the Superior Good Samaritan Society in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 84 years, 10 months, 19 days.

Mary was one of six children; she attended public school in Peru graduating from Peru High School. She was a lifelong member of the Christian Church.

She was united in marriage to Robert Edward Applegate on May 1, 1950 in Auburn, Nebraska and to this union three children were born.

Mary was a member of the Bakers Dozen Extension Club, Brodstone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and she was a volunteer at the Nifty Thrifty. She crocheted numerous afghans for her children, grandchildren, neighbors, friends, and dogs. She also crocheted over 300 names for family and friends. She enjoyed making beaded jewelry and baking and was well known for her noodles and rolls. She liked to read recipe and mystery books, and collected china shoes and thimbles. Mary always made birthdays special for each family member with a decorated birthday cake.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bob on February 6, 2004; three brothers, Harold, Carl and Harry Patterson and two sisters, Leota Morris and Lucile Hunzeker.

Mary is survived by -
Children: Peggy Aldrup and husband Tim of Hardy, Nebraska
Robert Applegate II and wife Dorthy of Lincoln, Nebraska
Jerry Applegate and wife Diane of Kearney, Nebraska
Five grandchildren: Ben, Charlie and Mike Applegate
Amanda and Adrienne Applegate
Brother-in-law: Sidney Applegate and wife Sara of Glenrock, Wyoming
Sister-in-law: Janie Henning and husband Charles of Peru, Nebraska
Brother-in-law: Fred Gfeller of Peru, Nebraska
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends

Services at: Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior, Nebraska

Time of Service: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

Clergy: David Watters

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nebraska

Memorials to: In care of the Family

Visitation: From 4:00 pm-8:00 pm on Friday with family present from 6-7 to greet friends at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home

Funeral Home: Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Phone 402-879-3900

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