FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Mary Ann Farrar
Age - 93
8/15/1919 - 12/20/2012


Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Monday, December 24, 2012
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Vigil
6:00 PM, 
Sunday, December 23, 2012
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, 
Sunday, December 23, 2012
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation continues Monday morning from
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home.

Interment
Friends Cemetery
Rural Monroe, Nebraska
     
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Mary Ann died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home in Bellevue, Nebraska.

Mary Ann Luis Farrar was born August 15, 1919 in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska to Frank and Irene (Geary) Luis. She graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in 1938 and completed her X-Ray Technician Course. She worked as an X-Ray Technician at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluff, Iowa from 1941 to 1943. Mary Ann served in the U.S. Navy WAVES from December 1943 March 1946 as Pharmacists Mate Second Class at U.S. Naval Hospital in St. Albans, New York. On June 1, 1946 she was united in marriage to Eldon L. Farrar in Marysville, Kansas. Mary Ann lived in Monroe until her husbands death in 1987 when she moved to Columbus. In 2000 she moved to the Veterans Home in Bellevue. She volunteered as a Den Mother for the Boy Scout Troop 213 in Monroe and served on the Monroe election board. Mary Ann was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Monroe.

She is survived by:

Son: James L. (Cheryl) Farrar of Papillion, NE
Son: William D. (Patricia) Farrar of Fullerton, NE
Grandchildren: Shannon (Indarpal) Singh, Ryan Farrar, Suzanne (Nathan) Nelson and Robyn MacKenzie
Great Grandchildren: Olivia Leatherwood, William Liam Singh, Kathryn Singh, Colton Farrar, Wyatt Nelson, Carys Nelson, Callie Nelson and Trace Farrar
Sister: Ann Marie (Stephen) Campbell of Los Angeles, CA
Sisters-in-law: Billie Luis of Papillion, NE and Jean Laudenklos of Monroe, NE
Many Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in death by:

Parents
Husband: Eldon L. Farrar
Brother: Francis Luis
Brother and Sister-in-law: Conrad (Geraldine) Luis
Sister and Brother-in-law: Theresa (Raymond) Muller
Sister and Brother-in-law: Irene (William) Gilmer
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