Mary Patricia Krackenberger

August 11, 1945 - August 1, 2015
St. Lambert Catholic Church
8148 Karlov Av.
Skokie, IL 60076
847.673.5090 | Map
Saturday 8/8, 10:00 am

Memorial Mass

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy (, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660.



Mary Patricia Krackenberger, née Welch, age 69, died on Saturday, August 1. She was the beloved wife of John; loving mother of Katie (Scott Baker), Michael, and Peter (Christine) Krackenberger; dearest grandmother of Ryan and Colin Hegg. Born August 11, 1945 to Frank and Frieda Welch and younger sister of Dennis and Kathrine Welch, and “sister”Continue Reading

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Dave and Deb Hegg left a message on August 10, 2015:
Our deepest sympathies to the Krackenberger family. Mary was a kind and gracious lady. She will be missed by all.
Gloria Thomas Batterson left a message on August 4, 2015:
Sympathy,Prayer & Love to all of Mary's Family. I new Mary at St Peter's school,from 6th grade till 8th. Mary was the nicest girl,She was composed, quiet & sophisticated,also very smart. So very sorry for all of the family. Take care. With Love, Gloria & Mike Batterson
June Pautsch left a message on August 4, 2015:
To the Mary Krackenberger Family: My heart aches for you! I am so moved at the loss of your dear wife, mother, and grandmother. We are never ready for this challenge that Our Lord gives us when we lose someone so near to our hearts. This is an especially hard challenge for Mary's children, because no one loves us like our mothers. The only one that loves us more is Christ himself for all eternity, with Our Lord’s Agape Love at your side. May Our Lord give you His Peace, the Peace that only He can give. Sincerely, with Our Deepest Sympathy The Pautsch Family (Mary - You were not only a great neighbor, but a dear friend. We shared our illness experiences together,even shared the electric throw blanket to sooth our bone pain. I miss truly miss you. June)
Petra Garcia left a message on August 4, 2015:
Mary you will be miss dearly you were one of my greatest patient I love talking to you every time you were in the office and i hope you got to wear that two piece bikini we talk about rest in peace !!
Carmen L. Mercado left a message on August 3, 2015:
Mary, I will miss you so much. I will miss our talks, our breakfast dates with our other friends. I will miss your understanding. I will miss that you actually listened when we talked. That you really cared how we were feeling and how our kids were. You never had an unkind word about anyone. You were such an inspiration. I always looked over at the 12:00 pm to see if you were there. I did that yesterday knowing that you weren't but wishing you were. You were a great mother, wife and grandmother. And a great friend. I will miss you.
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Carly Miller left a message on August 3, 2015:
We will miss you dearly Mary. Hope we can emulate your constant positivity and empathy for all who knew you.
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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