Marie Ann Ahlemeyer, 85 of Brighton, died 11:53 P.M. on Monday, April 28, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 3, 1929 in Leslie, Missouri to the late Edward and Ledia Graeife.
Marie married Walter Ahlemeyer on May 29, 1954 in Leslie, Missouri. He survives. She retired from Southwestern School District after 37 years of teaching. Besides teaching Marie served on the Brighton Library Board and was a member of the Eastern Star.Survivors include 2 sons and their wives; Dean & Susan Ahlemeyer of Godfrey, David and Holly Ahlemeyer of Brighton, 3 grandchildren; Ashlynn Madison, Olivia and Ben Ahlemeyer all of Brighton, 1 step grandson Ryan Theen and his fiancée Jama Fabry both of Collinsville and 2 sisters.Preceeded in death by her parents, 2 brothers Russell and Stanley Graeife and 1 sister Ellen HessVisitation will be on Sat., May 3rd from 10:00 am until the time of services starting at 12:45 pm at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in BrightonEastern Star Services will begin at 12:45 PM then Funeral Service will immediately follow.Burial will be at Brighton CemeteryMemorials can be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church