Mary E. Reum - 86

5/12/1921 - 5/8/2008

Rockford, IL

LOVING WIFE, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER, AND GREAT-GRANDMOTHER

Mary Elizabeth Reum, 86, went to be with her Lord, in her home with her family by her side at 10:50 P.M., Thursday, May 8, 2008.Born May 12, 1921 in Janesville, Wi.She graduated from Janesville High School, then went into nurses training at Swedish American Hospital, earning her nursing degree in 1943. Mary enjoyed working with her patients. Over the years, she volunteered for Rockford Health Systems, and worked at Page Jewelers. These were her "fun" jobs. She was also a member of the Rockford Chapeter Daughters of the American Revolution for over 50 years.She is survived by her husband Bill, who has been by her side every day for 63 years, and her caregiver the past 5 years.Her daughters, Debbie Reum and Nancy Reum Seymour. Grandchildren, Amy (Matt) Powers, and Andrew Seymour. Great-grandchildren, Abigail and Eleanor. Her brother, Kenneth (Janet) Cain; several nieces and nephews.Services 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 13, 2008 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., with the Rev. Douglas Bowden officiating. Visitation 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday. Private burial in Greenwood Cemetery.Memorials in lieu of flowers to Rockford Health Systems Cardiology Dept.

 

 

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