Mary Lou Reppin


MENDOTA - Mary Lou Reppin, 86, of Mendota, passed away July 20, 2021 at Heritage Health, Mendota.

There will be no services. Cremation rites have been accorded and private burial will be at a later date. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting the family.

Mary Lou was born Oct. 3, 1934 in Mendota to Daniel and Kathryn (Andrews) Biers. She married William Reppin on July 16, 1951 in Mendota. He preceded her in death in 2001.

Survivors include her three sons, Bill (Sue) Reppin, Doug Reppin and Steve (Kathy) Reppin; three daughters, Bonnie (Donnie) Saylor, Robin (Benny) Lawson and Sandy (Duane) Jones; one brother, Danny Biers; two sisters, Sharon (Norm) Lemmer and Kathy (Kenny) Smith; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and six great -great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Gary; and one sister-in-law, Eileen Biers.

Mary Lou was a graduate of Mendota High School. She worked as an Avon lady, as a waitress for Parkway Restaurant in Mendota for several years and as a CNA at the Mendota Lutheran Home and Sunrise Nursing Home (Heritage Health). She enjoyed playing bingo and loved taking care of her children and grandchildren.

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