Mary R Zierk, age 60 of Wonder Lake passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. She was born on May 20, 1960 in Memphis TN to Curtis and Rebecca (Craft) Faulkner. Mary met and married the love of her life Roland Zierk in 1986. They spent 35 wonderful years together.
Mary worked as a Blacksmith for many years. She was a proud Cancer survivor. In her free time Mary loved playing Bingo, Gambling and slots. She loved a good game of backgammon every now and again, a good hallmark movie or game show. She was the proudest grandmother and would give the shirt off her back to anyone. She was always loving and kindhearted.
Mary is survived by her loving husband Roland, Her children: James (Kelly) Sledge, Hollie Sledge-Zierk, Steven (Katheryn) Sledge-Zierk, Sheri (don) Gavin, and Jerry Zierk. Her six grandchildren: Marcos, Camdin, Jacob, Adyson, Morgan, and Amanda. Her Siblings: Avery (Janet) Faulkner, Ann (Joseph) Kozak, Lynn Watson (Craig), Deborah (Luke) Schwede, Lance (Amy) Schwede, Many Nieces and Nephews. She is survived by her Kentucky Family (her Angie girl) and Donna Schwede, She will always be a special friend to many.
Mary is preceded in death by her Father Curtis Faulkner as well as her brother Walter Faulkner.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 20,2021 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm with a funeral service to follow at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
In accordance with public gathering restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a mask and observe social distancing. The funeral home staff will monitor capacity limits and allow up to 50 people in at a time.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Mary on her tribute wall.