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Mary "Kay" (Varner) Forret

June 15, 1935 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Mary "Kay" Forret, 85, of Aledo, Illinois, died Monday, July 13, 2020 at Mercer Manor in Aledo.  Mass of Christian Burial is 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church.  Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery.  Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church where memorials may be left to Mercer Foundation for Health to benefit nursing scholarships.  Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

Kay was born June 15, 1935 in Marshalltown, Iowa to Rex and Grace O’Connell Varner. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1953 and Moline Public School of Nursing in 1956.  Kay married Roger A. Forret, Jr. April 27, 1957 in Aledo.  He died May 21, 2014.

She was employed at the Mercer County Hospital in the emergency room as a nurse and supervisor and later at Mercer County Health Department as a tobacco educator, retiring in 2010.

She was of the Catholic faith.

Kay enjoyed reading, baking and spending time with her family. 

Survivors include one daughter: Jennifer (Steve) Hamerlinck of Reynolds; three sons: Brian Forret of Lutz, FL; Bradley (Tina) Forret of Taylor Ridge; Bruce (Penny) Forret of Indian Trail, NC; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Jane (Marty) South of Aledo; Judy O’Donnell of Poulsbo, WA; one brother: Mike (Delores) Varner of Aurora, CO; several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; one son: Chip; and one brother preceded her in death.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 18, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Catherine Catholic Church
106 NE 4th Street
Aledo, IL 61231

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
July 18, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Catherine Catholic Church
106 NE 4th Street
Aledo, IL 61231

Burial
Saturday
July 18, 2020

Aledo Cemetery
SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Donations

Mercer Foundation for Health
201 West Main, Aledo IL 61231
Tel: 1-309-582-0970

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