Mary Stevenson Shepherd, nee Murphy (November 27, 1934 – February 16, 2021), 86 years old, beloved wife of Charles E Shepherd and the late Thomas C Stevenson; loving mother of John Stevenson, Susan (Scott) Stevenson Sims and David Stevenson and step-mother of Paul (Kathy) Shepherd and David Shepherd(deceased). She was "Mimi" to Katherine Stevenson, Paige, Erik, & Tommy Sims, Maddie, Scott & Hayley Shepherd, Lauren (Michael) LaCagnin & Maggie Shepherd. Mary's career as a travel agent blended seamlessly with her love of travel and adventure. From her favorite ski spot in Telluride, Colorado, to sailing in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, to an African safari and numerous excursions she explored with Charlie, Mary lived large and loved to share her adventures with the people she loved most. Mary relished in time spent with her family and friends. Spreading her feisty, sassy, vibrant outlook on life with everyone she came in contact with. We are thankful for the time we had with her and hope to carry on her zest for life for many generations to come!
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Feb. 21, 2021.