Mary Edwards

Mary Margaret Edwards, 60, of 1225 Florence, Apt. 8 Pekin, 
died at 1:28 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 1984, in the emergency 
room at the Pekin Memorial Hospital.

Born March 4, 1924, at Michigan City, Ind., she was a daughter 
of Frank and Frankie Lyle Estes.

They preceded her in death. She was adopted by Henry and 
Georgianna Brennecke. They also preceded her in death.

She married Leland S. Edwards Aug. 18, 1946, at Mt. Vernon.

Surviving are her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Karen) 
Reaktenwalt of Bartonville, Mrs. Bennie (Diane)Lee of Omaha, Neb. 
and Mrs. Sandra Edwards of Pekin; four granddaughters and one brother, 
Lyle W. Estes of Girard, Ohio.

One brother also preceded her in death.

She was a retired nurse’s aid at the Pekin Memorial Hospital after 
15 years. She was later a volunteer at the hospital, last working Friday.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Our Saviour 
Lutheran Church. The Rev. Lyle Steinfeldt will officiate. Burial 
will be in the Gledale Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 2 to 3 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the 
Woolsey Funeral Home and one hour before the service Wednesday at 
the church. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Source: Pekin Daily Times
Date: Aug 20, 1984
Submitted by Brenda Hereford and Nancy E. Davis 

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