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Mary Lou Waldeck

November 1, 1938 — June 22, 2024


Mary Lou Waldeck, age 85 of Cortland passed away Saturday, June 22, 2024. She was born on November 1, 1938, to the late Earl and Alicia McCaffery McIntosh. 

Mary Lou was a loving and caring person who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was an active member of First Church of God Cortland. She enjoyed spending time quilting, reading, gardening, and attending bluegrass festivals. She would often travel to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to visit her birthplace. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her. 

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Rudy and Cecil Waldeck; parents; son, Carl Rudy; daughter, Melissa Rudy; stepson, Robert Waldeck; sister, Earline Pierce. 

She is survived by her children, Cheryl (Manfred) Glatz, Edward (Debra) Rudy; stepchildren, Gene Waldeck and Linda (Steve) Dann; grandchildren, Marissa (Fiancé Trenton) Glatz, Jeremy (Courtney) Rudy, Jeannine Waldeck, Shanna (Chris) Falter, Robert (Kristin) Waldeck, Stephany (Scott) Chronister, and Shannon (Michael) Haring; siblings Georgene Stemen and Judy Clark. 

The family is in the care of Lane Funeral Home, Shafer-Winans Chapel. Online condolences can be made at 

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