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Mary Thurston-Steadman

March 2, 1943 — August 10, 2014

Mary K. Thurston-Steadman (nee Sheahan), 71, of West Chicago, passed away on Sunday August 10, 2014 surrounded by her family. Born March 2, 1943 to Clarence and Alma Sheahan. A lifelong parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, Mary was also a proud member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She had many fond memories of her years working at St. Andrew’s Golf and Country Club and later achieved multiple customer service honors during her 23 year career with FedEx Corporation. Mary’s pride and joy were her 5 children and 12 grandchildren who affectionately called her MiMi.

Mary is survived by her husband, Joseph M. Steadman; children, Scott (Adriana) Thurston, Shane (Kathy) Thurston, Shelly Thurston, Steven (Brooke) Thurston and Shannon (Tyson) Meinhold; 12 grandchildren; and her beloved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Eugene (Donna) Sheahan and James (Phyllis) Sheahan; sister, Elizabeth (Arne) Blakeslee and Frank D. Thurston.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 3 to 9 pm at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home , 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main) West Chicago. Prayers will begin on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:30 am at the funeral home and proceed to St. Mary’s Church , 164 N. Oakwood, West Chicago for Mass at 12 noon. Interment Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton, Il. Contribution's in Mary's memory can be made to the Catholic Daughters of America Court 432 , C/O Sylvia Mosier, 138 W. Stimmel, West Chicago, IL 60185.
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