MARY L. HIGGINS, 75 ROCKFORD - Mary L. Higgins, 75, of Rockford, formerly of Belvidere, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, in her home. Mary was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Waukesha, Wis., daughter of James and Edna (Schultz) McDonald. Married James Higgins on Aug. 13, 1960. Mary was a supervisor for GTE in Genoa and Northlake for many years. Survived by her mother; daughter, Stephanie Wilkinson of Rockford; granddaughter, Brittany (fiancé, Darren Ebany) Wilkinson of Rockford; grandson, Sgt. Daniel Wilkinson III of Fort Bragg, N.C.; great-grandsons, Kamren Wilkinson and Karson Ebany; sisters, Patricia Cepauskas of Oconomowoc, Wis., and Sarah Klotz of Waukesha; brothers, Joseph (Phyllis) McDonald and Frances (Madge) McDonald of Waukesha, and Michael (Shirley) McDonald of Burlington, Wis. Predeceased by husband; son, Terrance Michael; and brother, James McDonald. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Chapel of Memories in Highland Garden of Memories, 9700 Route 76, Belvidere, with visitation from noon to time of service. Interment in Highland Garden of Memories. Arrangements by Highland Memorial Funeral Home of Belvidere.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2012