Mary Maxine Gard Royer, 81, of Cory, died Wednesday, August 17, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
She was born on May 25, 1924, to Fred and Annabelle Roush Gard. She was a graduate of Cory High School. On July 24, 1943, she married Gilbert Royer. She was employed by the Clay County Hospital where she worked in the supply department. She was a member of Cory Zion Church, Cory Rebecca Club, she enjoyed crafts, cake baking and loved taking care of her grand kids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Stanley Royer, three brothers Dillon Gard, Ardian Gard and Marvin Gard and a sister Margaret Nisbet.
She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Linda Diehl of Cory and Dianna Marrs and Pat of Cory; grandchildren, Richard and Danielle Schroer of Clay City; Robert and Christina Schroer of Avon; David and Chelly Sands of Riley; Jamie and Chip Rogers, Jill and Shane Wiram, Matthew Marrs and Andrew Marrs; step-grandchildren, Danny Diehl, Marietta Diehl, Kay O'Donnell, Helen Everhart; great-grandchildren Ryan, Stephanie and Paige Schroer; Nick, Emily and Jacob Schroer; Rachael Cottrell; John and Jacob Sands; Evan, Emily, Ethan and Elliott Roger.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Friday, August 19, 2005, at 6:00 p.m with Rev. Anthony Ferrell officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 until time of services on Friday. At her request cremation will follow. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.