June 18, 1928 – July 10, 2018
Mary passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Sunnyside Adventist Care Centre in Saskatoon, SK. Left to mourn Mary are her husband Murray; 5 children and 11 grandchildren: GARY (Marilyn) May and their children Shaun (Amanda) (children Alex and James), Leigh (Melany) (children Logan, Haley and Luke); KAREN (Don) Sieben and their children Trevor (Moira) (children Angus and Freya), Deanne (Matt) (children Corbin and Ava) and Darcy (Jara); ALAN (Kathy) May and their children Colby (Amy) and Jessie (Richard); LARRY (Shelly) May and their daughter Kaitlin; KATHY (Pat) Merkel and their children Michael (Carla), Joel (Marissa) (child Rowan) and Aaron (Ashley). Mary also leaves behind two brothers Frank (Peggy) and George (Ila); as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Marie Funk; sister Olga (George); and brothers Peter (Ella), Conrad and infant brother Gearhart. Mary’s many joys in life were gardening, sewing, knitting, care giving, entertaining and her greatest joy was her love of family. Mary had a full life, and has left her family and friends with many wonderful lasting memories. She will be forever in our hearts. A Celebration of Mary’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Luseland United Church in Luseland, SK. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (1738 Quebec Ave #26, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1V9). Arrangements in care of John Schachtel – Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306) 978-5200.