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Mary Elizabeth Kinne

August 9th, 1923 – July 20th, 2014

Mary E. Kinne, age 90, of Vermont, IL, passed away at 9:10 pm on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Snyders Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville, IL. Mary was born on August 9, 1923 in Industry, IL, the daughter of Elsie L. and Elva D. (Derry) Vaughn. She married Wycliff "Ted" Kinne on January 30, 1941 in Keokuk, IA. He precedes her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Roger (and Norma) Kinne of Vermont, IL and George Kinne of St. Cloud, FL, two daughters, Marcia Kinne of Vermont, IL and Lisa Mincy of Beardstown, IL, twelve grandchildren, David Kinne, Dottie Kinne, Stephen Kinne, Byron Kinne, B.J. Kinne, Mitchell Kinne, Steven Vance, Shannon Jones, Micaela Kinne, Faxon Mincy, Callie Mincy, and Adriana Kinne, twenty four Great-Grandchildren and seventeen Great-Great-Grandchildren.
Mary is preceded in death by four sons, Ronald, Donald, Phillip, and Steven Kinne and two Brothers, Ray Vaughn and Earl Vaughn.
Mary worked as a gas station attendant and a waitress. She was a member of the Vermont American Legion Auxiliary and TOPS Club.
Services will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:00 am at the Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL with Pastor Dave Vandeman officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home. Interment will be at the Vermont Cemetery in Vermont, IL. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Vermont Rescue Squad.


July 23rd, 2014

Mary was like a second mother to me when I was growing up. Her daughter Marcia was my best friend. I will greatly miss Mary and she will always be in my thoughts. My prayers go out to the family. Marilyn (Richey) Krominga of Pontiac, Il