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Mary Pushala

[February 06, 2013]  LINCOLN -- Mary Dosha Rogers Pushala, 87, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at 7:45 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

(Below is a copy of the obituary from the funeral home.)


LINCOLN- Mary Dosha Rogers Pushala, 87, of Lincoln died at 7:45 a.m. February 5, 2013 at St. Clara's Manor, Lincoln, IL.

Mary was born on December 7, 1925 in Beason, IL, the daughter of Absher and Francis Wilson Rogers. She married Stanley Pushala and he preceded her in death.

Mary is survived by her companion, Sue Van Horn of Riverton; two brothers: Robert "Red" (Doris) Rogers of Lincoln; Paul "Beez" (Margaret) Rogers of Lincoln; three sisters: Helen Leesman of Lincoln; Shirley (Daryl) Brown of Armington and Kay Boyd of Broadwell. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers: Harold "Pinky", Baxter, and George.

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Mary was retired from Lehn and Fink, Lincoln; a member of Holy Family Catholic Church of Lincoln; Eucharist Minister; was a Hall of Fame Bowler; and member of Moose Lodge Auxiliary.

Memorial services for Mary will be Monday, February 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Lincoln. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.