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Mariann Brugger

Mariann, nee Jones, Brugger, 67, of Marissa, IL; born on October 11, 1951 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Coulterville Care Center in Coulterville, IL.

Mrs. Brugger was a medical assistant. Mariann loved her job and being able to help people. She was of the Methodist faith. She coached her daughters softball team. Mariann loved her dogs and she also loved to cut grass.

She was preceded in death by her father – John Edwin Jones. Her mother – Irene, nee Steele, Rhodes. Her step-father – Norman Rhodes. One great-granddaughter – Kinslee Brock. One sister – Dorothy West.

She is survived by her husband – Robert Brugger. Her children – Rachel (Kevin) Pollmann of New Athens, IL; Ryna (Robert) Cobb of Marissa, IL. Her grandchildren – Becca (James) Brock; Marcus (Megan) Fulton; Macailah Fulton; Austen Cobb; Brenden Cobb. Her great-grandchildren – Aubrey Long; Kyleigh Fulton; Emma Fulton; Emilee Kempfer; Tucker Brock. Two brothers – Paul (Nancy) Jones of Marissa, IL; Jimmy (Kendra) Rhodes of Tower Hill, IL. One sister – Carol (Sid) Hougland of New Baden, IL. Also survived by a brother-in-law – Johnnie West.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or to the Coulterville Care Center.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m with Rev. Kimberly Allen officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Lively Grove, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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