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Mary A. Kinzer

Obituary for Mary A. Kinzer

June 16, 1920 - March 1, 2017
Wauconda, Illinois | Age 96


Mary A. Kinzer, age 96, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Wauconda, IL. She was born on June 16, 1920 in Bradford, PA, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Fabec) Jaksetic. On November 3, 1943, she married James M. Kinzer in New York City.
During WWII, Mary worked in aircraft factories. She was a volunteer at Our Lady of Perpetual Help for many years. She also held jobs at Macy's, LaSalles and Gimbles and took pride in her gift wrapping abilities. Mary loved her family and loved giving gifts to her grandchildren. She was also very fond of animals. Her family will miss her very much.
Mary is survived by her 2 sons; James (Susan) Kinzer, Jr. of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Richard (Regina) Kinzer of Piney Flats, TN., grandchildren; Chris, John, Lauren, Ellen, great grand-children; Meagan, Morgan, Julia, Olivia and Clara.
She was preceded in death by her husband James, her parents; Joseph and Anna, sisters; Fannie Wallace, Sylvia Kert, Rose Swope, Stella Williams, brother; Tony Jaksetic, nephews; Larry Swope and Robert Kert, Sr.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10am-11am at Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry, with Funeral Mass beginning at 11am. Interment will follow after mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Humane Society of the United States, Dept. Memorial Donations, 1255 23rd St., NW Ste. 450, Washington D.C. 20037.
For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit our website at

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