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Obituary for Mary M. Booher
Mary M. (Hance) Richey Booher, age 94, of Hume, IL, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Newman Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Mary was born on May 19, 1920 in Metcalf, IL to Jay Turner Hance and Edna Ellen (Breen) Hance. She married Justin Richey. Later in life, she married James Booher; he preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Blome of Billings, MT and Clara See of Hume, IL; one sister, Margaret Daniel of Coatesville, IN; five grandsons, one granddaughter, several great-grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son: Virgil Richey, two sons-in-law: Donald Watters and John See, one grandson: Justin Vermillion; one great-granddaughter: Holly Watters, seven sisters, one brother, and one half-brother.
As a young child, Mary was baptized into the Catholic faith. Mary loved her family and especially enjoyed cooking for them and fishing with them. A member of the American Legion Post 211 Auxiliary of Paris, IL, Mary was also a Gold Star Mother.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 26, 2015 at noon at Young America Cemetery in Hume, IL. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Newman Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Krabel Funeral Home of Chrisman is assisting the family with arrangements.