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Mary J. Stokes

Birth date: November 2, 1932
Death date: June 10, 2013

Mary J. Stokes, age 80, passed away Monday June 10th, 2013 at her home.

Mary was born, November 2, 1932, in Neola, Iowa, to John J. and Ursula E. (Ring) Green and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1950. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Murray’s office for over twenty-two years and later at the Pottawattamie County Attorney’s Office and the Iowa School for the Deaf Lied Center. Mary formerly worked at JC Penney’s and was a longtime member of St. Peters Church and their Altar and Rosary Society where she served as past president.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Jack L. Stokes on March 27, 1996.

Mary leaves to mourn her children and spouses, Mary Kay Hetmanek and Jerry of Omaha, Carolyn Cool and John of Council Bluffs, Susan Hall and Mark of Marion, KS, John Stokes and Dianne of Charlotte, North Carolina, David Stokes and Mary, Martin Stokes and Diane, and Christopher Stokes and Jackie all of Omaha; 18 grandchildren; sisters, Georgeanne Prusa and Joseph of Omaha, Catherine Ward of Overland Park, KS, Helen Sahulka, Omaha; brothers, Terry Green and Sondie of Apache Jct. AZ, Dennis Green and Fran, Michael Green and Joyce all of Omaha; many nieces and nephews.

Memorials to St. Albert Schools and American Diabetes Association.

Rosary recitation Thursday 6:00 p.m., followed by visitation until 8:00 p.m. at Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial Friday 1:00 p.m. at St. Peters Church.

Interment Ridgewood Cemetery followed by a luncheon at Fr. Chuck Kottas Hall at St. Peters.