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MARY ANN GRADISHER

November 27, 1941 - December 13, 2017
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Mary Ann Gradisher age 76 of Crown Point IN passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at Community Hospital, Munster. Mary Ann was born on November 27, 1941 in East Chicago, IN to David and Mary Cook. She is survived by her daughter Stacey Gradisher of Stuart, FL and her grandchildren Lauren Reed of Columbus, IN and Alex Reed of Gurnee, IL. Two Brothers James Cook of Fredericksburg, IA and John Cook of Crown Point, IN and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald, her parents David and Mary Cook, one brother David. Mary Ann was an elementary school teacher in Illinois for school district 149 having...
Mary Ann Gradisher age 76 of Crown Point IN passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at Community Hospital, Munster. Mary Ann was born on November 27, 1941 in East Chicago, IN to David and Mary Cook. She is survived by her daughter Stacey Gradisher of Stuart, FL and her grandchildren Lauren Reed of Columbus, IN and Alex Reed of Gurnee, IL. Two Brothers James Cook of Fredericksburg, IA and John Cook of Crown Point, IN and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald, her parents David and Mary Cook, one brother David. Mary Ann was an elementary school teacher in Illinois for school district 149 having received her BS and MS at Indiana University, and was very active in the teacher's union. She was an avid reader, loved to travel and was able to visit every county in the contiguous 48 states. She enjoyed visiting art galleries and later in life became a talented artist. She was a member of several art organizations. She was a longtime supporter of Indiana University and is a past member of the IU Presidents Council. She enjoyed following the Hoosier football team and would attend as many home games and bowl games as possible. Visitation will be at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd, (two blocks south of Ridge RD) Highland, IN on Sunday December 17, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial Monday December 18,2017 DRIECTLY at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Schererville, IN. There will be a private interment at a later date.

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