Mary Kathryn Nelson, age 90 of Cary, formerly of Palatine, passed away March 3, 2023 at her home. She was born July 18, 1932 in Oak Park, Il., the daughter of Edwin and Marguerite Janssen.
Mary is survived by her children: Michael Nelson, Rick (Laura) Nelson, Barbara (the late George) Flowers and Carol (the late Dave) Barnum, her grandchildren: Jeff Nelson, Jennifer (Sam) Salter, Tom Nelson, Natalie Nelson, Dan (Sara) Flowers, Amy (Sarah) Flowers, Stacey Emerton and Kristen Barnum, her great grandchildren: Lauren Flowers, Emma Flowers and Sam Salter, Jr. as well as her sister Ann (James) LaRocca.
Besides her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband Robert Nelson, her daughter Catherine Nelson and brother Thomas Janssen.
A visitation will be held for Mary on Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 4 until 8 PM at the Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver lake Rd., Cary. Funeral Mass Friday March 10th at 10:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 410 First St., Cary, burial to follow at Windridge Cemetery. Memorials would be appreciated to Alzheimer’s Association.
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