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CHILLICOTHE — Mary L. Mundy, 92, of Chillicothe, mother of a Bloomington resident, died Monday (Jan. 12, 2015) at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon.

Mary was born April 23, 1922, in Chillicothe, Ohio, to James and Mary Sturm Rutherford. She married John Mundy on Aug. 28, 1943, at St. Ita Catholic Church, Chicago. Mary and her husband moved to Chillicothe in 1946 and lived there until she moved to Riverview Senior Center in East Peoria in 2012. She worked in the office for Martin-Marietta for 11 years. She and her husband then worked as Realtors for Century 21 for three years until he passed away on Dec. 1, 1981. Mary was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and attended St. Monica's Catholic Church in East Peoria for the past two years.

Mary is survived by a daughter, Terry (Ron) Coleman, Bloomington, and one son, Mark Mundy, Mesa, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Chelsi Mundy, Boca Raton, Fla.; John Dickerson, Chillicothe; and Erik (Stacy) Dickerson, Peoria; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Pauline Roland, Lacon, and Margaret Farley, Bradford; one brother, Floyd Sturm, Bradford; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe. The Rev. Keith Walder will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe with a rosary. Burial will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois or to American Diabetes Association.

Mary's memory website may be viewed at

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