Mary A. Stange

Mary Arden Stange was born to Violet and Andrew Forgach in Senachwine Township, Putnam County, Illinois on Monday, July 8, 1929. She married William J. Stange in 1956.

Mary passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 at her home in Rolla, Missouri, in the care of her family.

Mary is survived by her daughters Carol (Scott) Thilmony of Paxton Illinois; Jody (Curtis) Gabbard of Conway, Arkansas; Jimmy (Debbie) Stange of Grovetown, Georgia and Cheryl ( Robert) McKay of Rolla, Missouri; her grandchildren Allison Thilmony and Meg Thilmony of Champaign, Illinois; Jamie (Christopher) Holder of Conway, Arkansas; Shannon (
Richard) Westover of Conway, Arkansas; Sarah Lewey and Adam Lewey of Rolla, Missouri; great-grandchildren  Jay, Madison, Savannah, Christopher and Brooklyn.

Mary was preceded in death by her daughter, Laurel Andrea Stange, and her parents, Violet Arlene and Andrew John Forgach.

Mary was a mother, a cosmetologist, an airline stewardess for Ozark Airlines, a homemaker and an artist.

Memorials may be made to the Grameen Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice.


  1. Debbie Rogocki on August 14, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    Keeping your family in my prayers

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