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Mary Catherine Deviney Shining
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1931
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 2012
Cedar Falls
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA

daughter of Harold and Kathleen (Wacker) Deviney

Services 12:00 noon on Saturday, APRIL 14, 2012 at Locke Funeral Home. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the memorial service at noon Saturday, APRIL 14 at Locke Funeral Home. Inurnment in Garden of Memories Cemetery Waterloo, Iowa.

Mary Catherine Deviney Shining, 80, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of rural Waterloo, died at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

Mary was born December 6, 1931, in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the daughter of Harold and Kathleen (Wacker) Deviney. She graduated from West High School in 1950.

She married William A. (Bill) Shining on December 29, 1951 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo; he died April 16, 2005. Mary worked as a legal secretary and later with Home Savings & Loan in Waterloo. In addition to working outside the home, she meticulously kept the books for their farm and was an amazing mother. She enjoyed cooking and spending winters in Harlingen, Texas. Mary was known for her dry sense of humor and her generosity. She loved to spend time with her family—particularly her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her two daughters, Kathleen Latta and her husband David of Waterloo, Iowa, and Julie Craun and her husband Mitch of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; four grandchildren: Christopher (Ally) and Elizabeth (Brent) Latta and Brian (Nicole) Craun and Jamie (Mark) Huygens; a sister, Deborah Horovitz and her husband Allan of Edina, Minnesota; and six nieces and nephews: Chris and Stewart Shining, James Horovitz, Jennifer Woods, Kathryn Hill, and Rebecca Rattigan.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William and two sons, Thomas and Michael.
Garden Of Memories
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Lynn Schneider
Record added: Apr 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88563297
Mary Catherine <i>Deviney</i> Shining
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 Added: Oct. 30, 2012

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