Mary Compton

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MACKINAW - Mary L. Compton, 75, of Mackinaw, Ill., died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Hopedale Hospital.

Mary was born Oct. 27, 1938, in Heyworth to Chester and Lena Jackson Foster. She married Ronald H. Compton on Feb. 14, 1960. He survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Julie (Roger) Owens of Decatur, Joanie (Jim) Schertz of Mackinaw and Jill (Brian) Hild of Tremont; six grandchildren, Jonathon Schertz, Jordan Schertz, Keith Owens, Brady Hild, Jamie Hild and Jacie Hild; and one sister, Nancy Darrell of South Carolina.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and one infant son, James.

Mary had worked at the grade school cafeteria for Deer Creek Mackinaw School District 701.

She was a member of Mackinaw Christian Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Haensel Funeral Home in Mackinaw. The Rev. David Jassman will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, April 2, at Haensel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mackinaw Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mackinaw Rescue Squad or OSF Children's Hospital NICU.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home
Haensel Funeral Home
501 S Orchard St Mackinaw, IL 61755
(309) 359-3221
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Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 2, 2014