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In Loving Memory of
Mary Ellen Tanksley

Mary Ellen Tanksley 89 of Granite City passed July 3, 2020 at Bria of Belleville.

Born August 12, 1930 daughter of the late Raymond J. and Viola nee Sherman Young of E St. Louis.

Married Charles Tanksley who passed in 2003.

Survived by step children Rick (Pam) Tanksley and Diane Tanksley. Cousin Marie Kurkey of O’Fallon  and Bill Sherman of Portland Or. , cousin Larry (Cynthia) Norsigian of Fairview Heights  and many other nieces and nephews  great and great great nieces and nephews.

Preceded by parent’s husband  sisters Dorothy Norsigian and Deloris Patrick, nephews Steve, Vaharm and Vernon Norsigian and cousin Helen may Sherman.

Visitation Wednesday July 8, 2020 9:30 am till 11am services time at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City IL.   Fr. Steve Thompson officiating

Burial Valley View Cemetery Edwardsville.

Suggested memorial Holy Family Catholic Church where she was a devout and dedicated member.

Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 2205 Pontoon Rd Granite City IL 62040  618-876-4321
Saksa Mateer Funeral Home  210 N. Kansas Edwardsville IL 62025  618-656-7577

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