Mary Ann Cain

GARDNER—Mary Ann Cain, 81, of Gardner, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
 Born Nov. 3, 1935 in Streator, IL, Mary Ann was a daughter of Andrew and Mary (Lakatos) Wargo. On May 5, 1956 she married Billy Keith Cain in Streator, and he preceded her on Sept. 20, 2010. Mary Ann gained employment with Jemco in Gardner in 1972, and retired from the Wilmington facility in 1994. She was a member of the Women of the Moose.
Mary Ann enjoyed wire wrapping and jewelry making, as well as playing cards and bowling. Family get-togethers were of utmost importance to her, and she took great pleasure in cooking, especially pizza bread. Mary Ann loved to travel and vacation, and was proud to have been able to visit all 50 states. She will be remembered for the countless arts and crafts she created alongside her cherished grandchildren. Mary Ann was very devoted and loving; she showed kindness to all she met, she enjoyed being around family, and her family enjoyed being with her.
Survivors include her children: Debra Marshall of Omaha, NE; George (Lynne) Cain of Dwight, Lynn Fuhrman of Gardner and Brian Cain of Gardner; 13 grandchildren: Terri (Jeff) Bacon, Sarah (Brian) Lee, Mary (Darren) Johnson, Michael (Deb) Enger, David Enger, George (Michelle) Kiska, Cindy (Travis) Alumbaugh, Shannon Cain, Dylan Cain, Cassie Cain, Brian Cain Jr., Andrew Cain and Katie Cain; five great-grandchildren: Zoeie Bacon, Christopher Lee, Kyden Johnson, Madyson and Jordan Back, Abigail and Lily Alumbaugh; two sisters: Theresa (the late Francis) Hinshaw of Streator and Frances (the late Roger) Osborn of Titusville, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews.
 Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Billy and two brothers, Arthur (Eva) Wargo and Richard (Rosella) Wargo.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and committal services will be Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, 10 a.m., at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., in Elwood, where Mary Ann will be laid to rest with her husband. Family and friends are encouraged to arrive to the cemetery no later than 9:45 a.m.
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Cremation services have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd., 203 Liberty Street in Gardner.