Mary Safford

May 13, 1914 – March 2, 2014

Mary Safford passed away at the age of 99 at Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was the loving wife of the late Edwin O. Krueger and Henry Safford.

She is survived by her children Ruth (Orv) Tuskey, Mary Ann (the late Harold) Edwards, Edwin “Butch” (Joanie) Krueger, Donna (the late Dave) Droegkamp, Richard Krueger and Laurie (Ron) Maass; and siblings Jake Schmidt, Caroline Jackson, Rachel Hill and John Schmidt. She is further survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Janet Steele; siblings Henry Schmidt, George Schmidt, Katherine Cyr and Eva Gould; and grandchildren Mike Hartman, Mark Edwards and Devon Kleinhans.

Visitation on Saturday, March 8, from 12 PM NOON until the time of service at 2 PM at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 36821 Sunset Drive, Oconomowoc.

Mary will be laid to rest at La Belle Cemetery in Oconomowoc.

Special thanks to the Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation Center and Allay Hospice for their wonderful care.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at