She was born Sept. 30, 1941 in Robinson, Ill,, the daughter of Joseph Carl York Sr., and Pauline (Darnold) York.
She married Hillis Krause, and they later divorced. Mary worked as a CNA at several nursing homes in the Linton Indiana area, most recently, Glenburn Nursing Home, Linton.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Shari and Ron Kiracofe, West Alexandria, Ohio; Penny Nagy, Switz City; brothers and sisters-in-law, Emerson D. York, Flat Rock, Ill.; Darrell and Linda Point, Glen Rose, Texas; sister-in-law, Doretta York, Oblong, Ill.; sister, Janet Hillard, Titusville, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Brandy and John Cummings, Bloomfield; Ryan Kiracofe, US Air Force, Germany; Michael Denham, Switz City; James Kiracofe, West Alexandria, Ohio; Tabitha Nagy, Switz City; three great grandchildren, Madison Denham; Emma Cummings and Ethan Cummings, along with several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers, David Point; J. Carl York Jr; sister-in-law, Belle York.
Funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Ill. with Pastor David Ducommon officiating.
Visitation will be Monday from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Illinois. There will be a memorial service scheduled at a later date in Bloomfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Cancer Association with envelopes available at the funeral home, or through our website, pulliamfuneralhomes.com.