PHOENIX - Mary McKinney Stebic, 79, passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at the Mayo Hospital in Phoenix.
Mary was one of 12 children. She was born Dec. 13, 1933, in Michigan to John and Stella Stebic. She was educated in Michigan before moving to Illinois.
Mary is survived by her son, Ray (Lisa Justin) McKinney of Gurnee, Ill.; daughters, Judy McKinney of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Theresa Atkinson of Mountain Home, Ariz.; and daughter-in-law, Cindy McKinney of Zion, Ill.
She is further survived by 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild, all of the Southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois area.
Also surviving Mary are her sisters, and one brother, all of the Crystal Falls area.
Mary was preceded in death by her son, Michael McKinney.
Mary's wishes were to donate her body to science.
A Mass in Mary's name will be said on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at St. Anastasia in Waukegan, Ill.