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DECATUR - Mary G. Burtschi, 65, of Decatur died 2:40 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 25, 1993) in her residence.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in J.J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home with 7:45 p.m. prayer service. Burial will be in Mount Gilead Cemetery. Memorials: Illinois Catholic Deaf Ministry or Decatur Memorial Hospital Hospice.
Mary was born in Beason, the daughter of Ralph and Lula A. Scroggin. She was a homemaker, charter member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and a member of Catholic Deaf Society. She married Robert J. Burtschi on June 15, 1957.
Surviving are her husband; son, Robert L. Burtschi and wife Jeanie of Decatur; daughter, Susan M. Murray and husband Larry of Decatur: grandchildren, Kyle Murray, Stephan and Mary Beth Burtschi: stepgrandchildren, Brandon and Justin Murray. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Duane Scroggin.
Mary will be missed by her family and many friends.