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Mary E.Ogden

March 24th, 1927 – May 5th, 2021

Mary E. Ogden, age 94 of Cuba, Illinois, passed away at 9:42 am on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center in Cuba. She was born on March 24, 1927 in Woodland Township, Fulton County, IL, the daughter of Harry and Leah (Mathias) Grove. She married DeVere Ogden on December 28, 1947 in Astoria, IL. He preceded her in death on October 24, 1988.

Mary was also preceded in death by her sister Edna Garlisch.

She is survived by her son Kenneth Ogden of Cuba, three daughters; Nancy (and Kevin) Roberts of Bryant, IL, Patty (and Gary) Merrill of Canton, IL, and Brenda (and Chris) VanAllman of Chicago, IL, and five grandchildren; Aimee Roberts, Jennifer (and Isaac) Teel, Kaitlin Roberts, Jessica Merrill, and Paul VanAllman.

Mary worked as a secretary for Astoria High School following her graduation from there. She also worked for Lutheran Social Services in home health care. Mainly, she was a farm wife, helping her husband on the family farm.

She was a member of the Providence Church in rural Lewistown, IL, where she was a member of the Friendship Club.

Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, May 10th at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor David Meader will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center in Cuba. Interment will be in the Astoria Cemetery.


May 6th, 2021

My deepest sympathy to Mary's family. She was a wonderful lady. Her memories shall live on through everyone. God Bless Everyone. Lorenda Spilker.

May 7th, 2021

Deepest sympathy and prayers on the loss of a sweet soul, Mary Ogden. She will live on forever in your hearts and memories. On the arms of Jesus with all her loved family. Love from Aunt Rosie Thomason

May 10th, 2021

My deepest sympathy...I,remember Mary from High School,sec and other times.....sweet lady. Barbara Hamm