Mary Linden Hebenstreit, 87, of Staunton, IL passed away Monday, December 13, 2021, at Community Hospital of Staunton. Born July 14, 1934, in Lebanon, IL, she was a daughter of the Late Mr. & Mrs. John “Pete” & Florence (Howell) Mowe. She married Donald R. Hebenstreit Jr. on June 19, 1954, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton and he passed away on February 22, 2013. Mary graduated from Lebanon High School and attended McKendree College, where she met her future husband Donald R. Hebenstreit Jr. She later attended SIU- Edwardsville where she attained her teaching degree. She was a teacher in the Mt. Olive School District for 25 years before her retirement.
She is survived by 1 Daughter - Donna (Dave) Robinson – Carlinville, Illinois. 2 Sons - Jeffrey (Sveta) Hebenstreit – Virginia Beach, Virginia and Mark (Mirella) Hebenstreit – Staunton, Illinois, 8 Grandchildren - Nathan (Christina) Robinson, Laura (Jason) Bertinetti, Jeffrey (Irma) Hebenstreit Jr., Trevor Hebenstreit, Maribeth Hebenstreit, Luke (Etsuko) Hebenstreit, Ryan Hebenstreit, & Lisa Hebenstreit, Step Grandchildren - Rohpher Canneta & Sosha Kovalova, 2 Sisters - Jane Gibbons – Burlington, Vermont, Deborah (Burrell) Schulz. Several Great Grandchildren, Nieces, & Nephews also survive.
Besides her husband & parents, she was preceded in death by – 1 Grandson - Jason Hebenstreit
1 Brother - John Mowe.
Friends may call from 10 to 10:30 AM on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton with Father Tom Hagstrom officiating. Burial will be held at College Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, IL following services.
Memorials are suggested to St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton.
Covid-19 protocols will be observed.
St. Michael's Catholic Church of Staunton
428 E. North St., Staunton IL 62088