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Mary E. (Wagner) Martin

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Mary E. (Wagner) Martin Obituary
Martin, Mary E. (nee Wagner) Age 83, of New Lenox, IL, passed away on Thursday, November 7th, 2013. She was the beloved mother of Anne Nadler, Aimee (Bill Frederiksen) White, Denise (Victor) Martin-Camp; cherished grandmother of Melissa (Brian) Scottberg, Troy Johnson, Jillian (Joseph Keen) White; and great-grandmother of Kayla, Sarah and Ella Scottberg. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Esther Wagner and brother, John Wagner. Mary was raised on the Wagner Family farm in Manhattan, where she spent most of her life before moving to New Lenox. She was a loving mother and grandmother and devoted caregiver for her brother throughout her lifetime. Mary graduated in 1952 from College of St. Francis in Joliet, received her Master's degree from University of Illinois, was a School teacher for 38 years, and retired from Chelsea Elementary School in Frankfort in 1994. She was a member of St. Jude Church in New Lenox, and member of the St. Francis Academy Alumni. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, playing dominos, and bingo. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 Sunday, November 10th, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral service, Monday, November 11th, 2013 with chapel prayers at 11:30 a.m. to St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox, IL for a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Manhattan, IL. For information or 815-485-3200.

Published in The Herald-News on Nov. 10, 2013
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