Mary Ann King


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Mary Ann King, 60, of Kewanee, died March 25, 2013, at her home.
Cremation has been accorded. Memorial services are at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rux, Kewanee, with visitation from 12:30 p.m. to services. Inurnment is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee.
She was born Dec. 20, 1952, in Kewanee, to John and Sophie Lazar VanPratt. She married Robert J. King Nov. 27, 1971, in Kewanee.
She is survived by her husband; sister, Berneice (George) DeMay, Kewanee; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.












 



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