Mary M. Rich, age 86, of Elgin, passed away on April 20, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, IL. Mary was born in Mt. Vernon, KY on September 17, 1930 to her loving parents Milt and Lillie Payne (nee Meyer).

Mary was married to Donald Rich, and together they raised four children. Loved ones will remember her quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. She was a great mom, and had a deep love for her family.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Rich and her daughter, Paula Rich.

Mary is survived by her children, Kathryn Marwig, Michael Kerber, and Donna (Ed) Schmidt; and grandchildren Gretta, Merry, Tessa, Allison, Melanie, and Mac.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30A.M. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Lakewood Memorial Park, 30W730 US-20, Elgin, IL 60120.

Arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin IL 60120. For more information visit or call 847-741-1168.

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