Mary A. (Alsup) Alvis, 83 of Kirkland died Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Northwoods Care Center in Belvidere.
She was born March 8, 1928 in Belvidere. The daughter of H. Eddy and Arline Marshall. She married Clyde F. Alvis on January 31, 1981.
Mary enjoyed sewing and cooking delicious meals for her family. She will be dearly missed by her many loving friends and family.
Mary is survived by her 4 children, Mike (Barb) Alsup of DeKalb, Marta (Dave) Guzzardo of Kirkland, Sue (Jerry) Bidstrup of Sycamore and Paul (Cyndi) Alsup of Genoa; her daughter-in-law, JoAnn Alsup of Rochelle; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; one step-son, Allen (Janet) Alvis of Mokena; 3 step grandchildren and numerous dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2008; one son, Chris Alsup and one sister, Joyce D'Orsay.
Visitation will be on Monday, Feb. 27 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the local family owned and operated, Slater-Butala Funeral Home, 132 W. Main St. in Genoa. A Funeral Service will begin at 7:00 PM on Monday with Rev. Pam Rossmiller officiating.
To sign the online guest book go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-784-5191.