Mary Catherine Austermann
Mary Catherine Austermann, age 59, of Branson, Missouri, passed away December 1, 2019. She was born January 11, 1960, to Lee and Catherine (Sullivan) Barth in St. Louis, Missouri. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Mary’s work as an occupational therapist gave her many opportunities to share her natural compassion and outgoing nature. She befriended anyone and everyone no matter where or when. Mary loved making new friends and meeting new people. Her greatest joy in life was time with family and friends, who will deeply miss her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee Herbel; sister, Patricia Wurth; and brother, Daniel Barth.
Mary is survived by her son, Kyle Austermann of Branson, Missouri; daughter, Catherine Austermann of St. Louis, Missouri; granddaughter, Savannah Fink; stepmother, Elsa Barth of St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Debbie DeClue of St. Louis, Missouri; grandson; Ben Stewart; niece, Andrea Hutter; and nephew, Doug Barth.
A celebration of life may be planned at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.