Mary German

Obituary of Mary Lou German

Mary Lou German (AKA) Mary’s Pilot car 83

Mary Lou was born in Buena Vista on Sept 2, 1938 -Aug 21,2022 to Irene and Henry Stout. Family members were with her when she passed.

Mary was the oldest of 5 siblings Max, Bob, Tom and Rena.

Mary Lou and Edde German were married Nov 1, 1958 in New Mexico, settling down in Buena Vista to make their home.

Mary worked hard her whole life from raising 5 children, holding down many different jobs and taking care of her home.

After her children were all grown up she wanted to be a pilot car driver, she got her license and had the time of her life going all over the United States with her trucker friends.

After she retired she moved to Cortez in 2018.  She enjoyed canning food from her garden, going to yard sales, Auctions, and see the great grand kids.

Mary is survived by her husband Ed of almost 64 years, her children: Terry (Vicki) German of Cotopaxi, Tammie (Lynn) Culp of Buena Vista, Patty (Dave) Nielsen of Cody WY, Dean (Donna) German of Buena Vista and April (John) Buck of Dolores Co .

Grandchildren Dillon, Corey, Audie, Levi, Stetson, Dakota, Gus, Colter, Manisha

Great Grandchildren: Tori, Desiree, Payten, Jayden, Bently, Brantley, Clayton Sawyer, Gwen, Kayce, Dylan and Dallas. As well as many nieces and nephews.

Brothers Robert and Tom Stout

She was presided in death by Her parents Irene and Henry Stout, Brother Maxie, Sister Rena Sue.

A celebration of life will be held in Buena Vista, Sept 11th 2022, 11:00 am, at the   Barn at Sunset 27650 CR 337

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