Myrtle Catherine Mason, 94 of Dwight, passed away Wednesday afternoon ( November 13, 2013) at Heritage Health, Dwight.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Monday ( November 18, 2013) at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dwight with Father Chris Haake officiating. Burial will be at Mount Auburn Cemetery,4101 South Oak Park Avenue, Stickney IL. 60402.
Myrtle was born on December 28, 1918 in Chicago to Joseph and Maria (Kratochvil) Mertl.
She is survived by her daughters: Barbara Butts and Diane Russo,and her son Lawrence Michon, all of Dwight. Also surviving are her 11 grandchildren: Carol, Michael, Carol Lynn, Kimberly, Christine, Keith, Kevin, Bradley,Christopher, Danny and Desiree and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, one son, one brother and four sisters.
Myrtle retired from the United States Postal Service where she worked as a clerk. She was an avid crossword puzzler who loved to cook and bake. She enjoyed reading, crochet and watching television especially her favorite shows: Wheel of Fortune, The Price is Right and Jeopardy.
Online condolences at http://www.hagermemorial.com/