Mary Frances Hill, 84, of Marion, Iowa, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Hallmar of Mercy Medical Center. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at All Saints Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, with a rosary beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church. A luncheon will immediately follow the service. A family inurnment at 1 p.m. will take place at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Garden of Reflection.
Mary was born April 25, 1932, in Easton, Kan., to Zeno and Frances (Keimig) Brune. After graduating high school, Mary was united in marriage to Creighton (Ray) Hill on Nov. 19, 1950, in California. They raised four children in Quincy and Orion, Ill. Then in 1986, they retired to Mountain Home, Ark.
Mary was an active member of All Saints Catholic Church. She was an avid supporter of the shrine of St. Jude and Boys Town. She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and friend to many. Her cheery disposition brought joy to all of the lives she touched.
She is survived by her children, Michael (Gina) Hill of Ankeny, Iowa, Karen (Alan) Green of Cedar Rapids and Linda (Jim) Canapary of Lisle, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Krista Hill, Jessica (Chris) Magiera, Michelle Green, Heather (Catherine) Canapary-Healy, Robert Canapary, Derrick Sweeney, Jill (Kyle) Thomas and Kayla (Phil) Becker; five great-grandchildren, Ellison Magiera, Hannah Green, Grayson Thomas, Jonathan Thomas and Hazel Becker; and a brother, Zeno Brune of Cape Fair, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hill, in 2001; and a daughter, Marcia Coss, in 2003.
Memorials in Mary's name may be directed to All Saints Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Online condolences may be conveyed at www.cedarmemorial.com.
Posted on Thursday, 8 September 2016