Mary Catherine "Mitzi" Bean (November 20, 1951 - November 13, 2013)

New Haven

Mary Catherine "Mitzi" Bean, 61, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mary was born in Washington, Missouri on November 20, 1951, the daughter of the late Sylvester and Mary Alyce (Hatfield) Hoerstkamp.

She was the wife of Leslie Eugene Bean.  They were married April 15, 1972 at Assumption Church, New Haven, MO.  Leslie survives in New Haven.

Mary is also survived by her three children, daughter Pauli Anschutz & husband Jeffery of Beaufort, son Eric Bean & wife Karen of Berger and daughter Holli Rolfes & husband Michael of St. Louis, by a sister Sarah Stock of New Haven, by seven grandchildren Evan, Corey and Aly Bean, Matthew Rector, Eve Anschutz and Elyse and Elaina Rolfes. She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother John Hoerstkamp and a sister Ruth Ann Riegel.

Mary was a member of Assumption Church, New Haven, Missouri, where she was a member of the ladies sodality.

She worked at Kellwood Company in New Haven and St. Louis for approximately 20 years.  She also worked several years helping out at the New Haven Senior Center and was the president of the Nortman Cemetery Association.

Mary was a 20 year survivor of a lung transplant.  She enjoyed playing canasta with her card group and spending time with her grandchildren.  She loved to be in the outdoors tending to the cattle and working in her flower garden.

A memorial service will be held at Assumption Church, New Haven, Missouri at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 18th, with Father John Deken officiating.

Memorials may be given to Assumption Church, Assumption Cemetery or Mid-America Transplant Services.  C/O Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home.