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Mary M. Sengenberger dies at 87

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Mary M. (Hanusik) Sengenberger, 87, of Joliet, Ill. passed away at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Friday morning, Jan. 31, 2008 after a short illness.

She was born April 10, 1920 in Grand Ridge, Ill., the daughter of Joseph and Edna (Fenton) Hanusik, and raised on their farm. She graduated from St. Francis High School in Joliet in 1938.

On Oct. 16, 1943, she married Russell Sengenberger in Joliet, who passed away in 1992.

She is survived by her three children, Judy (John) Gregurich of Chesterton, Kathy (Paul) Tezak of Bourbonnais, Ill., and Greg Sengenberger of Joliet; five grandchildren, Nick (Denise) Gregurich and John Gregurich of Chesterton, Susan (Jeff) Wycoff of Avon, Pat Tezak of Bourbonnais, and Kara (Brian) Schenk of Yuma, AZ; nine great-grandchildren and her brother Bill of Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her sister Grace (Trench).

Family visitation will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church on Rte. 59 in Shorewood, IL at 11:30 a.m. Saturday Feb. 2, followed a memorial mass at 12:30 p.m.


Posted 2/1/2008