Born: January 08, 1937
Died: May 10, 2012
PEORIA - Mary Jane Anderson, 75, of Peoria passed away at 6:00 a.m. on May 10, 2012 at Snyder Village Nursing Home, Metamora.
Mary Jane was born on January 8, 1937 in Bloomington to William M. and Fern G. Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her beloved parents.
She is survived by her brother William M. (Joan) Anderson III of Morton; four nephews William M. Anderson IV, Robert (Toni) Anderson, Brian Anderson and John (Nancy) Anderson; and many great nephews and nieces.
Mary Jane was a 1955 graduate of Holy Trinity High School in Bloomington. She received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from Illinois State University. She was a member of “Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa” Professional Association.
Mary Jane worked for District 150 for twenty-five years, Bradley University for three years, and Illinois State University for nine years helping children as a speech therapist.
Mary Jane was the most considerate, kindest, and courageous person ever. She was a true gift of God.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012 at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Visitation will be one hour prior at the church. She will be laid to rest at 1:30 p.m. on Monday at Holy Cross Cemetery in Normal. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.