Mary Eleanora Staden, nee Murphy, 91, of Collinsville, Ill., born Oct. 28, 1922, in Indianapolis, Ind., passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center, Edwardsville, Ill.
Mary graduated from Brown College and was a retired secretary from Belleville Area College (SWIC). She was a member of the Collinsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, where she served as a past Worthy Matron.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey F. and Grace, nee Bauer, Murphy Sr.; and a brother, Dewey F. Murphy, Jr.
Surviving are her husband, John P. Staden Sr., whom she married Feb. 23, 1946, in Caseyville, Ill.; two sons, John P. (Charlene) Staden Jr. of Collinsville, Ill., and Dennis (Shelly) Noble of Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren, Leigh Anne (Jacob) Mohler of Parrish, Fla., Joel (Anna) Noble of Denver, Colo., Karissa Noble of Denver, Colo., and Jason (Ginny) Noble of Ft. Worth, Texas. She is also a beloved aunt to nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed online to the family at www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., with an Eastern Star service at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the funeral home with Dennis Noble officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
HERBERT A. KASSLY FUNERAL HOME, LTD., Collinsville, Illinois
Herbert A Kassly Funeral Home Ltd
515 Vandalia St Collinsville, IL 62234
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 18, 2014