Obituary for Mary Louise (Vandivier) Eggers

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Mary Louise (Vandivier) Eggers

November 22, 1921 - September 8, 2014

Mary Louise (Vandivier) Eggers, age 92, passed away on Monday afternoon, September 8, 2014 at the Brown County Health and Living Community in Nashville. She was a resident of Brown County.

Mary Louise was born in Johnson County on November 22, 1921 to the late Oris A. and Ruth (Mullendore) Vandivier. She was a 1939 graduate of Franklin High School and attended Franklin College for two years and finished her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Mary Louise is survived by her husband of 71 years, Norman E. Eggers. They married on June 6, 1943 in Franklin. Together they raised three children: Dick Eggers of Johnson County, Molly (Tom) Rizol of Los Gatos, CA and Penny (Mitchel) Wald of Baltimore, MD. She will be remembered by her grandchildren, Chelsea Wald (Cyril Emery) and Jacob Wald; Dylan, Jagger and Ellie Rizol; brother, James Vandivier and sister in law, Connie Eggers both of Franklin.

Mary Louise was a member of the Morgantown United Methodist Church, but was active most of her life in the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. Other memberships include Tri Delta Sorority and the Morgantown Book Club.

Mary Louise's wishes were to have a Green Burial Graveside Service conducted by the Rev. Jill Howard. Services will be on Saturday, September 13 at 1:00 p.m. at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mary Louise to the Brown County Humane Society, PO Box 746, Nashville, IN 47448, the Morgantown United Methodist Church, PO Box 226, Morgantown, IN 46160 or the Morgan County Public Library, 110 S. Jefferson St. Martinsville, IN 46151.

Condolences may be sent to the Eggers family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: November 22, 1921
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Troy Tumey posted on 1/1/00

Was so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Eggers. I wish I was able to attend the service to pay my respect to an amazing lady. I only met her not too long ago while caring for her while she was in the hospital. She touched my heart and life and my childrens in ways that I cannot explain or ever repay. My oldest is now off at Ball State for his first semester at College and this weekend is family weekend along with his birthday and I am finally getting to see him after dropping him off. Mrs. Eggers was truly an inspiration for me in encouraging my son to go out into this world to learn and to live, she was a gem will sadly be missed... She will forever be in my heart. Peace, Love and Prayers for her family.


Julie Young posted on 1/1/00

My daughter Magi and I are better people for having known Mary Louise. She and Norm are two very special people who have touched our lives with their friendship, kindness and grace. We'll always remember the amazing heirloom cookies Mary Louise baked for us at Christmastime, the detailed cards she sent, her thoughtful gifts and beautiful smile. Such an incredible lady who brought so much joy to others through her selfless acts. Our hearts go out to her family in this sad time.