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Mary Ellen Brockhouse

December 27, 1923 - February 20, 2015

Mary Ellen Brockhouse, 91, of Springfield, died at 5:15 pm on Friday, February 20, 2015, at St. John’s Hospice. She was born December 27, 1923 in Lincoln, to Charles and Mary Alice (Kelso) Harness. She married Vern Brockhouse on April 16, 1945 and he preceded her in death on September 19, 1996.

She is survived by her daughter, Patti (David) Johnigk of Cadiz, KY; three sons: Maurice (Anna) Brockhouse of Springfield, Tony (Bessie) Brockhouse of Russellville, KY and Rev. David (Patricia) Brockhouse of San Antonia, TX; nineteen grandchildren; forty-five great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, great-grandson, three sisters and three brothers.
Mary was a cashier and bookkeeper at various supermarkets in the Decatur and Peoria areas. She enjoyed reading and was an avid San Antonio Spurs and St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Visitation: 5 – 7 pm, Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Lie-in-State: 9:30 – 10 am, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sherman, IL.

Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sherman, IL. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Garden in Peoria, IL at 1 pm.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Address:

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Lie-in-State: 9:30-10am


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Time: 01:00 pm

Swan Lake Memory Garden

Address:

4601 West War Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL, 61615

(309) 691-2463 Map

Meet at cemetery for graveside service.


Memorial Information

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Address:

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Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Sherman, IL.


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