Mary Ellen (Wells) Lawler (1928 - 2014)


Mary Ellen Lawler, 86, of Mahomet, died on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after an accident in her home.
Services were held at noon on Monday, June 16, at New Beginnings Lutheran Church in Mahomet. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Mahomet. Visitation was held from 10 until time of services on June 16 at the church. Owens Funeral Home in Mahomet was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: New Beginnings Lutheran Church or University of Illinois Athletic Association.
Mrs. Lawler was born on March 5, 1928, in Chicago, the daughter of Nathaniel and Grayce Wells. She married Harold Breese Lawler on Dec. 8, 1946.
Survivors include her husband; and daughters, Sallie Ann and her husband Dennis D'Asaro, and Kathleen Sue and her husband Allan Oman.

Published in The Leader-Union from July 14 to July 23, 2014