Mateer, Mary Lou Kalamazoo MI Mary Lou Mateer passed away peacefully on May 11, 2021 in Memory Care at The Fountains of Bronson Place. Mary Lou was born on March 24, 1927 to Stephen and Alice Lynch. She was born in St. Joseph MI but grew up and was a lifelong resident of Kalamazoo MI. She blessed our lives for 94 wonderful years. Her love, faith, strength, and devotion to her family has left a lasting impact on all our lives. Mary Lou was an avid golfer and played in leagues at the Elks Club, Old Mill Golf Course and Grand Prairie Golf Course. She also loved mentoring young golfers. May Lou was the Office Manager at Rayle Business Equipment prior to her retirement. Mary Lou is survived by her children, Debbie (Randy) Gowen, Jim Mateer, Tom (Gayle) Mateer, and John Mateer, grandchildren Sarah Gowen, Ashley Gowen, Jessica (Michael) Mateer-Shepherd, David Creswell, Tim Creswell (deceased), Nathan (Genevieve) Mateer, Jonathan Mateer, Katlyn Mateer and Christian Mateer and nine great-grandchild. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Augustine Cathedral at 10:00 on Saturday June 5th in Kalamazoo. Burial will take place at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in St. Joseph MI following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Tee-West Michigan in Kalamazoo, www.firstteewestmichigan.org .