Mary Lerch

Mary LerchMary Frances Lerch, 68, of Rushville died at 9:50 p.m. Feb. 20, 2016, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born May 10, 1947, in Harvard, a daughter of Robert Edward and Frances Mabel Wilson Grenlund. She married Jack Lavern Lerch on March 12, 1966, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 2015.

She also was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Peters; and one brother, Donald Grenlund.

Surviving are one son, Donald Hull (and Debbie Wenger) of Rushville; four daughters, Kathy Calder of Houston, Texas, Juanina Lerch of Coweta, Okla., Jennifer (and John) Winder of Ipava and Andrea Mellor (and Corey Ingles) of Rushville; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She is a member of Faith Christian Family Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Brandon Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Summer Scream Youth Camp.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/24/2016


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