Mary Louise Baudendistel

Mary Louise Baudendistel

July 4, 1922 – December 4, 2020


Mary Louise Baudendistel, Age 98, passed away peacefully in her sleep December 4, 2020.  She was born July 4th, 1922 in Dodgeville, WI.  Mary was adopted as infant.

She was raised in Rulo, Nebraska by her parents Ira and Nelly (Frederick) Adams.  In 1941 Mary married the love of her life, Herman K. Baudendistel.  They had two children, Theresa and Kenny.  After WWII the family moved to Nebraska City and then Omaha, NE where they lived the rest of their lives.

Mary was preceded in death by both sets of parents, Ira and Nellie Adams and Irvin and Mayme (Butteris) Anderson; Son, Kenneth Baudendistel; Daughter, Theresa Nacarelli; Grandchildren, Ricky J. Baudendistel, Joseph Nacarelli Jr. and Tina Nacarelli.

Survived by: Son-In-Law, Joseph Nacarelli; Grandchildren: Debbie (Tom) Quaas, Mary Ann (Bob) Carpenter, Terry Baudendistel, Tony (Barb) Nacarelli, Jeff (Mardell) Nacarelli.  As well as numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.

We would like to thank Jennifer and Tina, as well as Hillcrest Health and Rehab and Hillcrest Hospice.  No greater love and care was ever given.  A special shout out to our amazing Magnolia Family.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Sunday, December 6th from 2pm to 4pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 4pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, December 7th, 11:15am, St. Cecilia Cathedral (701 N. 40th St.)  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Monday, 4pm, Falls City Catholic Cemetery in Falls City, Nebraska.

To view a live broadcast of the Vigil, Mass and Graveside Services, go to and click the “View Live Service” button on the homepage.




  • David Kelley Posted December 4, 2020 3:21 pm

    Granny will be missed

  • Mary Lou LaBreck Posted December 4, 2020 8:04 pm

    What a wonderful. Lady Mary was ,she always had a beautiful smile,

  • Cynthia Simon Posted December 5, 2020 7:37 am

    Prayers of comfort and strength to Mary’s family and friends.

  • Teena Pastore Posted December 5, 2020 9:35 am

    It was a pleasure to help Grandma Mary. She had a smile that could light a room! She will be dearly missed.

  • Lori Lease Posted December 5, 2020 6:36 pm

    Condolences from the Dennis Anderson Family

  • Andrea Carpenter Posted December 7, 2020 11:09 am

    I’m so thankful to have been able to be part of Grandma Mary’s life. She accepted me and my own like her own and I will always be grateful. Thank you for sharing her with me.

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