VIRDEN – Marie E. Strutz, 95, of Virden, formerly of Girard and Springfield, died at 1:28 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Sunrise Manor in Virden.
She was born on July 28, 1913, in Moweaqua, IL, to the late Jacob and Rose Mears Henderson. Marie married her husband of 63 years, George Strutz, on December 9, 1940. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2004. She is also preceded in death by three sisters, Wava Harms, Bertha Raschae and Ura Olshaskie.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews and great-great-great-nieces and nephews.
Marie co-owned and operated, with her husband, Strutz Market at Cedar and Pasfield for 25 years. She was a past member of the Blue Ridge Club.
Visitation will be held at Staab Funeral Home on Friday, July 17, 2009, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with Robert Green officiating. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.
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