The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


June 25, 2014

Mary Frett

Mary Frett

Dec. 7, 1940 - June 23, 2014

MAQUOKETA — Mary Frett, 73, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 23, 2014.

Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. Friends and family may call from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014, and the rosary will be recited at 2:30 p.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Maquoketa. Burial will take place at Sugar Creek Cemetery.

Mary Agnes Caroline Wagemester was born on December 7, 1940, in Clinton, Iowa, to parents Joseph and Clara (Boehmer) Wagemester. She was united in marriage to John Frett on April 24, 1963, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Clinton, Iowa.

Mary was a homemaker and also worked for Pacific Coast Feather Co. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters, gardening, scrapbooking, baking and cooking.

Mary is survived by her husband, John and her sons, David (Julie) Frett of Bellevue, Iowa, and Glen Frett of Rural Preston, Iowa; four sisters, Bernice Mootz of DeWitt, Iowa, Rosemary Wagemester of DeWitt, Iowa, Viola (Paul) Frett of Maquoketa, Iowa, and Joanne (Jim) Diehl of Elizabeth, Illinois; three brothers, Bernard (Janis) Wagemester of Clinton, Iowa, Edward (Ardith) Wagemester of DeWitt, Iowa and Robert (Donna) Wagemester of Clinton, Iowa; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Lucille Wagemester, and brother-in-law, Emil Mootz.

Memorials are preferred.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Death date: June 23, 2014

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