Mary Jane McDonald, 77 of Springfield, died at 10:16 pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Heritage Health. She was born on March 11, 1938 in Bowen, IL to Granville and Marie Kesterson White. Mary Jane married Buddie McDonald on August 22, 1969 and he preceded her in death on May 26, 2015.
Also preceding her in death are her parents and one sister Kaye McQuigg of Dade City, FL.
Survivors include one sister, Donna (William) Grove of Springfield; six nieces and nephews, Ross Grove, Jill Grove, Jodi Redding all of Springfield, Robin Frankie of O’Fallon, MO, Michele Brown of New York and Krista Bates of Tampa, FL; numerous great nieces and nephews and her beloved poodle, Candy.
Mary Jane was the Bookkeeper and Secretary for her and husband’s businesses. She liked camping when she was younger and enjoyed crafting, flea market shopping, was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and an animal advocate.
The family will hold a graveside service for family and friends in October at Bowen Cemetery in Bowen, IL.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.
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