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Mary STRAWKAS Obituary

Mary J. Strawkas

VIRDEN, IL - Mary J. Strawkas, 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Sunrise Nursing and Rehab in Virden, Ill.

Mary was born Nov. 28, 1930, in Franklin, Ill., a daughter to Lora and Dorothy (Austin) Seymour. She married George A. Strawkas June 7, 1952, in Franklin, Ill. Mary was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Virden, Ill.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Cathy Jo (Sterling) Campbell, of Modesto, Carol Sue (Michael) Weidler, of Springfield, and Joan Marie (Timothy) Royer of Girard; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia McNeely, of Franklin; brother, Richard (Evelyn) Seymour, of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death were her husband, George A. Strawkas, son, James Michael Strawkas, grandson, Patrick Austif, sister, Louise Green, brothers Warren Seymour and Frank Burnett.

Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, Ill. Funeral services will follow visitation at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial in Virden Cemetery, Virden. Officiating will be Rev. Mary Alice Cunningham. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Virden, Ill. Please visit calvert-ferryfuneralhomes. com to leave a comment for the family.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 28, 2014
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