In Loving Memory
March 2, 1940 – October 10, 2018

Mary Reitberger, devoted mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt peacefully passed away on October 10, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. Mary was born on March 2, 1940 in Long Beach, California. She was a longtime Hutchinson resident before retiring from Hadley Daycare and moving to Mobile, Alabama in 2003. She loved her family and was a loving and supportive friend. She especially loved dogs, elephants and children. She would always stop to talk to little children and would ask to pet every dog she met.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Laura Larue Bowman; and a grandson, Aaron Schneider.  Survivors include her daughters, Pam Erby, of  Marshall, MO, Carol Hunt of Mobile, AL, Laurie Davis of Biloxi, MS, Dena (William)Butler of Grand Bay, AL; son, Chuck (Carol) Reitberger of Clearwater, KS; sister, Judi (Richard) Farmer  of Olathe, KS; brothers, Thomas (Pam) Bowman of Kingsport, TN, and David (Diane) Bowman of Kansas City, KS; along with many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

A private graveside service will be on March 8, 2019 in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made online at  Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.