Mary Kriger

Holland, Mich.
Mary Kriger, age 78, of Holland, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2010 at Appledorn Living Center. Mary graduated from Kent City High School, Western Michigan University, and the University of Michigan. She taught physical education at Godwin Heights High School and Evanston High School. Mary retired in 1989 from the West Ottawa Public Schools where she coached synchronized swimming and volleyball for many years. She and her friend JoAnne, owned and operated Mar-Jo farms from 1997-2009. Mary was a member of Christ Memorial Church. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mable Kriger. She is survived by her friend, JoAnne Hill of Holland and uncles, aunts, and cousins. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home in Sparta. Burial will be in the Idlewild Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Dykstra Life Story Funeral Homes-Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Holland. For more information and an online registry, visit DYKSTRA LIFE STORY FUNERAL HOME.