MARIE BARBARA CREGER was born May 20, 1927 in Frankenmuth. She was the fourth of eight children born to Otto and Agnes Bickel. Marie has lived in Frankenmuth all her life. Marie married Carl Creger on December 31, 1952. Together they raised four children: Daniel (Mary) Creger; Rebecca (Samuel) Magee; Carla (Thomas) Sylvester; and Tamara (David) Kroll. Marie has been blessed with 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Even at 90 years young, Marie continues to be active in her community and church. She is a current member and past president of Frankenmuth Women's Club, was active in the early years of the Bavarian Festival and is currently active in St. Lorenz Bible study as well as social and community clubs. She and Carl had enjoyed many wonderful travels together. She also enjoys baking, gardening, handwork and reading. As family has moved to homes stretching from Michigan, New York, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and Arizona, Marie will be celebrated and visited by family over the course of the year.
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