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Mary Staton

Published: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 4:35 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 1:13 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Mary Staton, 79, of Princeton passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Methodist Hospital.

Mary was born Jan. 4, 1934, in Scottsville, Ill., to Carson and Reta (Jones) Brackett. She married Robert R. Staton on May 25, 1957. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1997. She worked at Harper Wyman for 30 years. She loved her family and will be greatly missed.

Mary is survived by five children, Randy (Darcy) Staton of Springfield, Theresa (Tim) Oloffson of Wyanet, Rebecca (Daniel Buckman) Staton of Chicago, Kevin Staton of Princeton and Tim (Melissa Ericson) Staton of Lombard. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; 13 siblings; and one infant son, Terrell Ray.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton, with Pastor Scott Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in Elm Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Diabetes Foundation or Bureau Valley Food Bank.

Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

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