Mary Weed

Mary C. Weed, 91, of Taylorville, Il., passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 10:46 a.m. at her residence. She was born on July 25, 1930 in David, IA the daughter of Harold and Dorothea Clausen. She married Robert Weed in February 1951 in Mason City, IA and he preceded her in death on June 17, 2011.


 After graduating as valedictorian from Riceville High School, IA, Mary then graduated valedictorian of her class from the Hamilton School of Commerce in Mason City, IA.  After that, Mary worked at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for a while, later working for a radiologist in Mason City, IA. She also worked for several different doctors' offices in Taylorville, eventually becoming the administrator of the Christian County Medical Clinic in Taylorville, IL. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Christian County Senior Citizens Center, and the Medical Group Management Association. She loved volunteering for Meals on Wheels, she was an assistant Brownie Troop leader and worked with the West School PTA. Mary loved to play bridge and belonged to several different bridge groups.


Mary is survived by her daughters:  Jan Taylor of Chatham, IL and Sandra Conkin of Columbia, SC, Grandchildren: Rachel (Jake) Kaminski of Tulsa, OK, Austin (Maddie) Conkin of Chicago, IL; Kyle Taylor of Springfield, IL; Kollin (Bre) Taylor of Springfield, IL, Great-Granddaughter: Madelyn Kaminski, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and three sisters.

Mary will be cremated and services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church 200 S. Walnut, Taylorville, IL 62568 or Christian County Senior Citizens Center 701 W. Adams, Taylorville, IL 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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