Mary McGinness

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Mary D. McGinness, 82, of Granite City, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

She was born May 19, 1925, in Jackson, daughter of Paul and Rose Steimel Browning. She and Charles Samuel McGinness were married April 24, 1948, in Washington, D.C. He died Aug. 13, 2001.

McGinness was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Paula Keelin of Pinckneyville, Ill., Susan Lewis of Granite City; three sons, Steve McGinness of Edwardsville, Ill., John McGinness of Granite City, George McGinness of Redford, Mo.; a sister, Jean Grantham of Cape Girardeau; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory in Granite City.

The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.