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Obituary: Mary Locke, Columbus

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Mary E. Locke, 94 of Columbus passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Kindred Transitional Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Garland Brook Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Norman Funeral Home in Hope. Memorial contributions may be donated to Alzheimer's Association through the funeral home.

Born October 5, 1919 in Columbus, Mary was the daughter of Harry and Minnie Kroencke Stader. She married Leon Locke April 12, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 2009.

Mary enjoyed gardening and being outside.

Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn (Brent) Wells of Hope; her son, Gary E. Locke of San Fransisco; grandchildren, Aaron Wells of Hope, Amanda Giesler Locke of San Fransisco and Brynna Giesler Locke of San Fransisco; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband; and siblings, Herman Stader, Margaret Burton Harker and Gertrude Brummet.

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