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Mary Lou Ray

August 17, 1948 March 7, 2019
Mary Lou Ray
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Obituary for Mary Lou Ray

Mary Lou Ray, 70, of Hudson, FL and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at home with her loving family by her side. Cremation has taken place and her Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Loren Kalinowski as celebrant and Deacon Larry Fussman assisting. Following Mass, a luncheon will be held at Lincoln Reception Center. Interment of her ashes will be in Calvary Cemetery after the meal. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to Rosebush Manor, 4210 E. Rosebush Rd., Rosebush MI 48878 or Sacred Heart Parish for the purchase of new clergy vestments, 302 S. Kinney, Mt. Pleasant MI 48858. Envelopes will also be available at the church or Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home. Mary Lou was born August 17, 1948, in Mt. Pleasant, MI, daughter of the late Charles A. and Frances V. (Carey) Reihl. A 1966 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, Mary Lou married Kenneth Ray on June 23, 2000, in Mt. Pleasant. Their marriage was later blessed at Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was a former member. She sang in the church choir and volunteered for the ladies auxiliary at McLaren Central Michigan. Mary Lou is survived by her husband, Ken Ray; two children, Robert Himebaugh of Mt. Pleasant and Tonya (John) Schutt of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Mercedes, Lilly, Cassidy, and Corey; 16 great grandchildren; two sisters, Sharon (Bill) Brown of Mt. Pleasant and Linda (Dale) Ellis of Remus; two step-children, Ken (Jackie) Ray Jr. of Fairport, NY and Christina (Charles) Brown of Big Rapids; seven step-grandchildren, Alexis, Ashlee, Austin, Shannon, Melissa, Mishell, and DeShean; one step-great granddaughter, Liliana; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Frances Reihl.

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11:00 AM 3/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

302 S. Kinney
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
302 S. Kinney Mount Pleasant 48858 MI
United States





12:30 PM 3/18/2019 12:30:00 PM
Lincoln Reception Center

2300 S. Lincoln Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Lincoln Reception Center
2300 S. Lincoln Rd. Mt. Pleasant 48858 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 North Fancher Street
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858

1400 North Fancher Street Mount Pleasant 48858 Michigan
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sacred Heart Parish

302 S. Kinney Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Rosebush Manor

4210 E. Rosebush Rd.
Rosebush, MI 48878

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