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Mary E. Craig

May 22, 1936 ~ August 31, 2019 (age 83)

GALVA - Mary E. Craig, 83, a resident at the El Paso Health Care Center in El Paso, IL, formerly of Galva, died at 1:00 p.m., Saturday August 31, 2019 at the center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 4 at St. John Catholic Church in Galva. Celebrant will be Fr. John Burns. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the mass at church. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery in rural Galva. Memorials may be directed to her church. Rux Funeral Home in Galva, is in charge of arrangements.

She was born May 22, 1936 in Horton, KS, the daughter of Asa and Gertrude (Siebenmorgen) White. She married Earl W. Craig on November 27, 1954 in Horton, KS and he preceded her in death on June 13, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, six sisters and a son, James. She is survived by a son, Paul of Galva, two sisters, Agnes Rose Scheid of Hot Springs, AR and Delores “Dee Dee” Hathaway of Hiawatha, KS and several nieces and nephews.

Mary had been a cook at Bridgeway in Kewanee. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed going for drives in the car with her son, Paul.

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