Mary Molitor age 78 passed away on Monday July 9, 2018 in the hospital surrounded by family. She was born April 26, 1940 to John and Thelma (Hilby) Hess in Galena IL. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children. Duane (Teena) Molitor of Trout Creek, Mt. Terry Molitor of Republic OH. Debbie (Gina) Smyers of Las Vegas, NV. Jeff Molitor of Pahrump NV. Roberta (Todd) Dubie of Ossineke, MI.
She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Dale, her parents John and Thelma Hess, her brother Jim Hess and her sister Pat Schildgen. She was also preceded in death by her in laws Mick and Eleanor (Dubord) Molitor and brother in law Pat Molitor, sister in law Sally Molitor and step father in law Richard Funk.
She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved spending time with her family and watching anything that her grandchildren participated in. She enjoyed NASCAR, the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Cubs, and the Vegas Knights. She loved going to play bingo, watching Food Network and game shows.
She was a beautiful caring woman who is going to be missed by many. She showed us all patience, love, understanding, and how to forgive.