February 27, 2019

Mary Katherine Vaughn, 79 of La Grange, Mo. passed away Tuesday February 19, 2019 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

The daughter of Virgil and Dorothy Gail Schroeder was born on April 30. 1939 at Quincy, Illinois.

She was united in marriage to Alvin Vaughn on June 22, 1958 in the First Baptist Church of La Grange, Missouri. They celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Mary spent her life as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She spent her time working in the flowers and feeding her birds. She loved her grandkids and enjoyed playing Skipbo, Trouble and her Kindle with them.

She is survived by her husband, Alvin Vaughn of La Grange, Mo., sons, James Dean (Martha) Vaughn of La Grange, Mo., Michael Ray Vaughn of Maywood, Mo., Gregory Alan (Chris) Vaughn of Quincy, Il., David Bruce (Gail) Vaughn of La Grange, Mo. and Jason Dale (Ashleigh) Vaughn of Ewing, Mo.; grandchildren, Cory Vaughn (Jen Meyer) of Palmyra, Mo., Mitchell (Kayla) Vaughn of Quincy, Il., Andrew Vaughn (Reanah Fleer) of Quincy, Il., Jennifer Vaughn of Quincy, Il., Alexis Vaughn of La Grange, Mo., Tucker, Ella and Nora Vaughn of Ewing, Mo.; step-grandchildren, Tammy (Neil) Sherwood of Belleville, Il., Richard Robinson of Kansas City, Mo., step-great-grandchildren, Andrew Sherwood, Christopher Sherwood, Megan (Lynn) Honts, Shilo Robinson and Wessyn Robinson; a step great great granddaughter, Mia Bella Honts; sister-in-law, Alice Davidson of Quincy, Il.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Virgil Schroeder.

Graveside memorial services and inurnment were held February 25, 2019 in the Maywood Cemetery at Maywood, Missouri with Kary Myers officiating. Visitation was held Feb. 24. 2019 at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton, Missouri.

Grandchildren Pallbearers: Cory Vaughn, Mitchell Vaughn, Andrew Vaughn, Tucker Vaughn, Alexis Vaughn and Jennifer Vaughn. Honorary Pallbearers: Scott Evans, Brad Davidson, Amos Martin, Dale Waterman, John Berhorst, Harold Griesbaum and Wayne Feldkamp.

Memorials may be made to the Maywood Cemetery Association or the La Grange Christian Church.

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