Mary L. Dukes, 73, Kokomo, passed Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her residence. She was born October 6, 1947 in Hastings, MI to Richard and Bernadine (DeMund) Rose. She married Glenn Dukes and he preceded her in death.
Mary worked as a presser for Hobson and Stites Cleaners for 30 years, and then worked for Tipton Cleaners. She most recently worked as a bartender at the Great Escape. She was a fun-loving and adventurous woman that everyone enjoyed being around. She enjoyed traveling, riding motorcycles, camping, going to the casinos and playing the penny slots.
Mary is survived by her children, Rosemary (Donnie) Bushong, Alice (Jerry) Hatfield, Kathryn Neal, Mark (Sharon) Weichlein and Lisa (Ryan) Deaton; significant other, Tom Bray; siblings, Linda Ensley, Tommy Rose, Pam Neal, Carol Lancaster, and Cindy Bronson; grandchildren, Alexander and Brandy Rowland; Dakota and Austin Hatfield; Brittany Hizer, Cassie Neal, Darrian Peterson; and 10 great grandchildren.
Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Debbie; and grandson, Nick Grell.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo with Pastor Jason Grant officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends may visit with family from 11:00 am until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s honor to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be made at www.shirleyandstout.com.
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