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Mary Lucille Bretsch

Mary Lucille Bretsch, American school librarian. Certified teacher, supervisor. assistant organist St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, since 1981. Member American Association of University Women (Second vice president 1990), Illinois School Library. Media Association, Riverwind Storytellers, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Bretsch, Mary Lucille was born on May 27, 1946 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lowell Francis and Lucille Rosetta (House) Belcher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Latin, Monmouth College, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1975.

    Career

    • School library West Junior High School, Kankakee, Illinois, 1969-1972, Belleville (Illinois) West High School, 1972-1989, Belleville East High School, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, supervisor.

    Membership

    Assistant organist St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, since 1981. Member American Association of University Women (Second vice president 1990), Illinois School Library. Media Association, Riverwind Storytellers, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, storytelling, reading, sewing.

    Connections

    • Married Michael Bonnell, July 31, 1968 (divorced August 1971). 1 child, Melinda Anne. Married Darwin O. Bretsch, April 14, 1979.

      1 child, Joanna Lynn. Stepchildren: Ryan Daniel, Kathleen Rae.
    • father: Lowell Francis Belcher
    • mother: Lucille Rosetta (House) Belcher
    • spouses: Michael Bonnell
    • Darwin O. Bretsch
    • children: Melinda Anne Bretsch
    • Joanna Lynn Bretsch
    • Ryan Daniel Bretsch
    • Kathleen Rae Bretsch
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    Born March 27, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Monmouth College
    • 1975
      University Illinois
    • 1969 - 1972
      School library West Junior High School
      Kankakee, Illinois, United States
    • 1972 - 1989
      School library West Junior High School
    • 1989
      School library West Junior High School