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Obituaries

Mary Crain

PRESCOTT, Wis. — A celebration of life for Mary Christine (Bence) Crain, 64, of Prescott, Wis., who passed away at 7:04 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at her home after a long battle with cancer, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Elm Lawn Memorial Chapel in Princeton. A luncheon will follow the service at the home of Mike and Kathy Smith, 13701 1250 East St., Wyanet.

She was born May 18, 1948, to Earl and Betty (Coble) Bence. She is survived by her four children, Lisa (Loren) Burton of Manlius, Eric (Sherry) LaCroix of Prescott, Wis., Donald (Melissa) LaCroix of Mondovi, Wis., and Sandra Novak of Prescott, Wis.; one brother, Kenneth (Sharon) Bence of Princeton; one sister, Kathleen (Michael) Smith of Wyanet; 13 grandchildren; four nieces and two nephews; five great-nieces and nine great-nephews; and one great-great-nephew.

She was preceded in death by parents; her maternal and paternal grandparents; and two special couples, Lil and Martin, and Jack and Ann Willis.

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