Mary Louise Carr Kellogg, 77, of Springfield, formerly of Lebanon, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Springfield.
She was born March 12, 1940 in Marthasville, Mo. to Nickolaus and Marie V. Roesner Mebruer.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl Kellogg; one son, Clinton Joseph Carr; one brother, Paul Mebruer, and one daughter-in-law, Leigh Donna Carr.
She worked for the founder of The Durham Company, Roy Durham, while the company was in Washington, Mo. and later Lebanon. She also worked for Soil Conservation for many years. She also was an active volunteer in many organizations including Candy Stripers, Hospice, and others. She was a founding member of Seeders of Lebanon Garden Club, and one year awarded the most volunteer hours of anyone ein Lebanon. Mary was a founding member of Better Breathers in Lebanon.
Mary was a longtime member of St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church, after moving to Springfield, she transferred her membership to Immaculate Conception Church in Springfield.
She is survived by three sons, G.T. Carr and his wife, Jill, Jim Carr and his wife, Amy, and Steve Carr and his wife, Angie, all of Lebanon; one daughter, Jenny Carr and her friend, Maria Johnston, of Springfield; two brothers, Glen Mebruer and his wife, Emily, of Lebanon and Denis Mebruer and his wife, Mary, of Washington, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Patty Pruessner Mebruer, of Marthasville, Mo.; six grandchildren, Haleigh, Allison, Harrison, Grant, Maddie and Campbell Carr; stepchildren, Kevin Kellogg, of Athens, Tenn.; Pam Lewis and her husband, Jim, of Athens, Tenn.; Karla Dautenhahn and husband, D.P., of Overland Park, Kan., and Karen Vogel and her husband, Rick, of Naperville, Ill.; several step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren; the father of her children, George Carr and his wife, Ann; many beloved nieces and nephews on both the Mebruer and Carr sides of the family, other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service for Mary Louise Carr Kellogg will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Father Tom Keifer officiating.
Burial will be at a later date at Mount Rose Memorial Park. At her request, her body is to be cremated under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel.
Visitation was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Friday also at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel.
Memorials have been suggested to Clint Carr Memorial Scholarship (please make checks payable to Clinton J. Carr Foundation) or Shepherd’s Pack and donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.
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