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Mary D. Pelke - 70

Lansing, Illinois


Mary D. Pelke nee Shaffer. Age 70. Longtime Lansing resident, formerly of Dolton. Graduate of Thornridge High School. Mary was well known for beautiful gardens at her house and lake house. Lover of Rock and Roll music. Wife for 41 years of Scott Pelke. Mother of Ian Pelke. Grandmother of Mason Pelke, Payton (Makenzie Welsh) Pelke and Gavin Pelke. Great Grandmother of Greyson Pelke. Daughter of the late Roy Shaffer and Mildred nee Robertson. Sister of Robert (late Cindy) Shaffer, Patricia (Steven) Anderson, the late Jim Shaffer and Judith (late James) Antill. Sister-in-law of Steven (late Susan) Pelke and Paul (Patricia) Pelke. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Friend of many. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Saturday July 20, 2024 from 1:00 pm until time of memorial services 3:00 pm. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mary’s name to the South Suburban Humane Society, 21800 S Central, Matteson, IL, 60443 or would be appreciated by the Pelke family. Info 708-481-9230 and

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