Mary was born to Anna Grotegeers and Jim Higgins on June 21, 1922. Mary is survived by her husband Maurice, sisters Agnes Richardson of Springfield, Missouri and Helen Emery of Las Vegas, Nevada, sister in law Marillynn Barrett of Alamosa, stepson Marvin Barrett of El Paso County, and stepdaughter Donna Barrett of Colorado Springs,CO and four step grandchildren. She married her husband Maurice in Raton, New Mexico in 1991. Mary retired from the Central Colorado Bank, now known as US Bank after many years of service. Mary was a housewife who liked to fish and work with her indoor and outdoor plants. Visitation will be held from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Wed, May 23, 2012 at The Springs Funeral Services, 3115 E. Platte Avenue. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM, Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 927 N. Logan Ave. Colorado Springs. Burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.