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Mary Genean Stoddard

November 26, 1929 — June 25, 2021

Mary G. Stoddard

Nee: Eckman

Age 91, passed away Friday, June 25, 2021 in Pana, Illinois

Survived by her children Brenda (Wayne) Gear, Danny (Nancy) Stoddard and David (Adrian) Stoddard; granddaughters Laura (Rich) Mansell, Rachel (Phil) Hensley, Samantha Frigo and Elizabeth Gear; grandsons Ryan (Jen Hart) Stoddard, David (Vlora) Stoddard, Adam (Heather) Gear, Nick Frigo and Ethan Gear; 6 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband Vernon Stoddard (1993); son James Stoddard; Siblings Mildred Scopel, Nellie Schwanke, Verda Brunetto, Buel Eckman and Leora Bada.

Born in Gillespie, IL, living in Joliet and moving to Shelbyville, IL.

Retired in 1998 as a secretary from the State of Illinois.

Member of Channahon United Methodist Church.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.  Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park.  Visitation Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. till time of services.  Memorials to Lightways Hospice (Joliet Area Community Hospice) or the family would be appreciated.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home

Joliet, IL

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home

Joliet, IL

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Committal

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Starts at 12:45pm (Central time)

Woodlawn Memorial Park

Joliet, IL

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