Mary Eloise Fauth, nee O’Rear, 90, of Marissa, IL, born January 19, 1932, in Jasper, AL to Wiley and Hattie (Smith) O’Rear, passed away Sunday evening November 6, 2022, at Cedarhurst Senior Living Center in Sparta, IL. Mrs. Fauth was a farmwife but had also worked at Sparta Light Metals.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband – Clyde John Fauth, whom she married on August 30, 1953, in Corinth, MS, a brother – Charles (and the late Roxie) O’Rear, daughter-in-law – Mary Sue (Steinheimer) Fauth, sister-in-law – Betty Eggemeyer and two great granddaughters – Brooke and Piper Cahoon.
Mary is survived by her son – John Edward (Janet) Fauth of New Athens, IL, two brothers – Donald (Donna) O’Rear and Harold (Brenda) O’Rear, two grandchildren – Andrew (Autumn) Fauth and Erin (Greg Cahoon) Fauth, four great grandchildren – Skyler, Aubrie and Harmon Fauth and Chet Cahoon, four step grandchildren – Julie (John) Shepard, Jennifer (Conan) King, Nicole Newbury, Amanda (Vance) Dublo, six step great-grandchildren, six step great-great grandchildren and numerous wonderful nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL or to Vitas Hospice.
Funeral: Graveside memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday November 16, 2022, at Marissa TWP Cemetery in Marissa, IL with Rev. Brett Palmer officiating.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.