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Mary Vyvey

August 8, 1918 — June 5, 2013

Mary Louise Vyvey passed away June 5, 2013 at Deseret Health Care in Saratoga at the age of 94. Mary was born August 8, 1918 in Craig Colorado, the daughter of Leo and Eliza Hilewaert. She graduated from Mt. Gertrudes Academy in May 1936. On May 10, 1938 she married John L. Vyvey and moved to the Platte Valley where they lived and worked on many ranches. They made Saratoga their permanent home in 1960. Mary was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church and past member of the Saratoga Homemakers Club. Mary enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and also made clothes for herself and her family. She was known for her yard of flowers. She made jellies and jams and canned fruits and vegetables, many from her own garden. She entered many items in the county fair and won several awards for her work. Mary is survived by her son Larry (Caroline) Vyvey, grandson's Patrick (Amy) Dillon and Geoffrey Dillon, granddaughter's Trudy (Randy) Bernatow and Pamela (John ) Hornbeck, 6 grandchildren, and a great great grandson, and numerous other relatives. She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband John Vyvey, daughter Marilyn Dillon and brothers Alfonso, Frank, Harry, and John Hillewaert. Pallbearers are John Hornbeck, Sam Verlancke, Patrick Dillon, Geoffrey Dillon, John Hillewaert, and Tony Hillewaert. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church or Grandma's Cabin, PO Box 513, Encampment, WY 82325.

Service

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:00am

St. Ann's Catholic Church

218 W. Spring Ave.

SARATOGA, WY

Visitation

Sunday, June 9, 2013 7:00pm

St. Ann's Catholic Church

218 W. Spring Ave.

SARATOGA, WY

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