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Mary R. Stoykovich
Date of Death: March, 10 2016

          Mary R. Stoykovich, 92, Wells, passed away on Thursday March 10, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 31, 1923 in Escanaba, the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (LaFave) Rudden. On January 9, 1943 she married the late Frank Stoykovich at St. Patrick's Church in Escanaba.
          Mary worked as a noon hour supervisor for the Escanaba Public Schools until her retirement at the age of 73. She was also a volunteer for the American Red Cross for over 40 years, an active member of the VFW for 45 years holding many different positions there, an Eagles member for over 40 years and the UAW retirees. Mary enjoyed going to her family's camp and cottage, traveling, taking pictures, being busy in general, and mostly being around her grandchildren.
          She is survived by six children: Gayle Stoykovich, Pat (James) Beauchamp, Frank Stoykovich, John (Connie) Stoykovich, Steve (Lori) Stoykovich and Tom (Michelle) Stoykovich, one sister: Theresa (Ralph) Krause, thirteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
          Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister: Zita Bednasz, four brothers: Jack, Mike, Pat and Glen Rudden and a great-granddaughter: Lauren Beauchamp.
          Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday March 14, 2016 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba with parish prayers at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday March 15, 2016 at St. Anthony of Padua in Wells with Fr. Rick Courier officiating. A luncheon will follow Mass in the church parish hall. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery in the spring.
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  • "I'm so saddened by the passing of Aunt Sis she always had a loving smile every time I saw her,say Hi to my Dad and the rest of the Rudden Family I miss everyone and especially my dad very much Love 💖💕🙏🏻"
    -Debbie Mokszycke

  • "R.I.P. Dear Mary🌹❤️ You will be Missed Very Much. You Always had a Very Loving Smile Everytime !!!! We saw You and a Warming Hug . It was Always a Joy to see You . We will miss your Loving face and Smile. We Love You❤️❤️May You Rest in Our Fathers Loving Arms🌹🌹"
    -Duane and Glenda Beauchamp

  • "To my sister in law mary you will always be in my heart because in there your still alive. RIP "
    -carol rudden

  • "I was very sorry to hear about the passing of Aunt Sis.....she was a very lovely and sweet lady and will be missed by many. I wish I could have lived closer to spend time with her throughout the years. Give my Mom and Dad my love up in heaven .....God Bless You! "
    -Cheryl Bednasz

  • "We are so sorry for you loss. Sending prayers and hugs to the entire family. God Bless!"
    -Terry and Jane Christenson

  • "We only lived next door for 3 years to Mary, but we were happy to have her as our neighbor. She was a sweet, friendly and energetic lady. Sorry to hear of her passing. Our sympathy to her family. "
    -Dave and Peggy Rowan

  • "Tom, Michelle and the Stoykovich family. We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Robin and Fern"
    -Robin and Fern Salzwedel

  • "Condolences to family at this time of loss. I always remember her gentle kindness. "
    -Paula (Thibodeau) Olive

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