Mary Meier

HOFFMAN — Mary Meier, 76, of Hoffman, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at Belleville Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.

Mary was born November 6, 1943, in Brookside Township, the daughter of James Dwight Hart and Edna (Robinson) Hart. She married Charles Meier on June 8, 1962, in Woodlawn and he preceded her in death on July 29, 2001.

Mary is survived by two daughters Barbara Stedelin and husband Andrew of Shepherd, MT, and Edna Bone and husband Timothy of Hoffman. Two step-sons Billy Joe Meier and wife Rosa of Oklahoma, and Donald Meier of Centralia. One brother Roy Hart and wife Pat of Centralia. Twelve grandchildren Craig Thompson, Gene Thompson, Taryn Stedelin, Charles Stedelin, Sue-Ellen Lacey, Nickolaus Bone, Lora “Pumkie” Caldwell, Angel Vanatter, Brandon Meier, Chris Meier, Jessi Slade Meier, and Josh Meier. Five great-grandchildren Kira and Brock Thompson, MaryLu Thompson, Jace Lacey, and Maddison Lacey.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents James and Edna Hart, husband Charles Meier, and brother Marlin Hart.
Mary was of the Christian faith. She was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary in Carlyle. She was a cook at the Hoffman House for 10 years and worked for Addis Home Health Care for four years before retiring. Mary was an avid Bingo player, loved watching old western movies, and had a passion for all her pets she had over her life.

Funeral services for Mary Meier will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, with her son-in-law Timothy Bone officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the funeral home.

In memory of Mary, memorial donations may be made to the Centralia Humane Society and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Meier family.

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