Mary is celebrating her 90th birthday with her family in Keosauqua, IA.
She recently moved to Good Samaritan Nursing Home, 700 Waverly Road, Davenport, IA. 52804. She would love to receive an abundance of birthday celebration wishes to enjoy.
Mary was born April 29, 1927 in Davenport to Gladys (Drayton) and Edward Padeskie. After graduation from Davenport High School in 1945, she attended Marycrest College. She taught in a one room country school and later in Davenport Public Schools, retiring in 2002.
She married Lester Dengler in 1947. He passed away in 2008. They were blessed with four children: Karen (Allen) Harris, Wayne (deceased), David and Susan Schroeder. She has six grandchildren: Jeffery (Amber) Harris, Kelly (Joe) Quick, Erica (Kevin) Phelps, Brian Harris, Jonathan (Samantha) Schroeder, and Allison Harris. She has 16 great-grandchildren.