Mary Agnes Striedl, age 76, of McHenry, died Saturday, July 21 2012, at Hospice of Northeastern Illinois Pepper House in Barrington.
She was born September 22, 1935 in Chicago to Charles and Evelyn (Lamb) Boyd. On March 2, 1957, she married Michael Striedl at St. Alphonsus in Chicago.
Mary was a homemaker and doting grandmother who took pride in her home. She loved shopping, bingo, bowling, cooking, and traveling to Vegas. She was a chocoholic and loved holidays. Her family was the utmost importance in her life.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Michael; four children, Catherine (James) Ernst of McHenry, Christine Striedl of Elgin, Michael (Elizabeth) Striedl of Lake Forest and Juliane Striedl of New York; five grandchildren, Michael Ernst, James (Kelly) Ernst, Fallon Striedl, Molly Ernst and Mary Striedl.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Charles.
Friends are invited to visit with the family Tuesday July 24, from 10 a.m. at Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Rd. McHenry. The funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. on July 24, 2012.
Inurnment will be private.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com