Mary Rader


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Posted Online: April 30, 2013, 4:33 pm
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Mary Rader, 69, of Gatesville, Texas, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at home.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Scott's Funeral Home, Gatesville. Burial is at Restland Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mary was born March 12, 1944, in Texas City, Texas, to Charles Eber and Mary Morrey Thomas. She grew up in East Moline and graduated from United Township High School. She married Charles Rader in 1986. He died in 2009.
Surviving are daughter, Tiffany Bovee; son, Clint (Donna) Collings; grandchildren, Harley Collings, Eber Collings, Michael Hall, Joshua Kuhn, Brandi Kuhn, Jarred Vermeire, Jordan and Rhiannon Bovee; six great-grandchildren; and dog, Zoe.












 



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