Mary Feldpausch, 72, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away with her family by her side early Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Genesis Medical Center-East, Davenport.
Mary was born February 2, 1950, to Harry and Alta (Ewoldt) Badtram in Davenport, Iowa. She graduated from North Scott High School in 1968. Mary was united in marriage to Richard R. Feldpausch on December 6, 1969, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt. The couple resided on the family farm north of DeWitt, where they raised their family and farmed their entire lives. Mary was a homemaker, seamstress, neighborhood babysitter, and later worked for M.J.’s. She was a loving caregiver to Richard, who preceded her in death on July 7, 2022.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt, where she served on the Altar and Rosary Society. She also volunteered at St. Joseph Catholic School and was a 4-H leader. Mary enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and traveling with Richard.
Surviving are her children, Brian (Jen) Feldpausch of Beaman, Karen (Dominic) Hogan of Monticello, and Teresa (Brent) Perry of Eldora; grandchildren, Abby, Nick, and Will Feldpausch, Caleb, Adele, and Claire Hogan, and Lucas, Hannah, and Ryan Perry; and a son-in-law, Koen Symens of Belgium; siblings, twin brother Harold Badtram, Roy Badtram, and Joann Bullock; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Ann Symens.
Visitation will be from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 21, 2022, in the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com