Mary Ann Gilbert, 95, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, August 12, 2021, at her residence.
She was born June 17, 1926 in Frankenstein, the daughter of Joseph and Barbara B. (Dudenhoeffer) Thoenen.
Mary Ann graduated from Our Lady of Help High School in Frankenstein and attended one year of business college.
She was married on November 27, 1947 in Frankenstein to Edward Julius Gilbert who preceded her in death on September 5, 1965.
A homemaker, Mary Ann was also a bookkeeper at McKay Motors for thirty-nine years.
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality.
Mary Ann enjoyed being in her garden, playing cards, and cooking. She loved being with her family, going fishing, and trips to the Lake of the Ozarks.
Survivors include four children, Barbara (Michael) McDougal, Jefferson City; Carol Gilbert, Jefferson City; Jane (Marvin) Eiken, California; and Carl (Susan) Gilbert, Jefferson City; ten grandchildren, Michael McDougal, Jr., Shelly (Andy) Vercelli, Jennifer West, Sara (Bob) Wheeler, Maggie Eiken, Jason (Anne) Gilbert, Joseph (Christy) McDougal, Shelby (Brian) Weeces, Angela (Justin Sullens, Sr.) Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert; fourteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Iona (Charley) Lamb, Kansas City and Josie Lamb, Chamois; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Thoenen, Jefferson City.
She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Edward; grandson-in-law, J.R. West; great-grandson, Bradley Gilbert; brothers, Alfred (Evelyn) Thoenen, Joseph (Evelyn) Thoenen, Lee (Bernita) Thoenen, and Lawrence Thoenen; and a brother-in-law, James Lamb.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at St. Peter Catholic Church Selinger Center Chapel with the Rev. James Finder officiating.
Visitation will be 4—7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
Burial will be in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Catholic Church or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangement.
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