Celebrating the life of Mary L. Whitman
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She was born August 16, 1939 in Peoria to Harry and Inez Rarick. Her parents; children, Bob Stomberg, Gail Stomberg; grandson, Eric Showens; brothers, Frank Swartz, Bill Swartz and soul mate, Richard Whitman preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Joe (Tammy) Charleton, Charlotte Turner, Cheryl Spencer, Laurie (Greg) Noel, Tracy Swartz, Harry Stomberg; adopted children, Helen (Steve) Job, Patty Werkiser; thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Mary loved her family, watching movies, playing cards especially Canasta and Shanghai Rummy and talking with her family and friends. She enjoyed sitting outside and putting puzzles together.
Cremation has been accorded and no services will be held.
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com
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