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Mona Modesitt

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Mona Modesitt, 103, Cory, passed away Sept. 22, 2010, at her home, surrounded by family.

She was born Jan. 27, 1907, in Clay County, the daughter of George Harris and Maggie West Harris.

She graduated from Harrison Township School in 1925. On Nov. 25, 1925, she married Ray E. Modesitt. He passed away in October 1991.

Mona was a member of the Cory United Methodist Church for many years. She was a past member of the OES, Riley Chapter, and her home economics club.

She enjoyed working in her garden, even the past few years, she managed to tend to her potted flowers on her porch rail.

She was affectionately known as "Maw" to her family and was loved by all.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Bill and Marjory Modesitt, Cory, grandchildren Craig and Holly, and great-grandchildren Conner, Parker, Kyle and Katlyn.

Services will take place Saturday, at 10:30 a.m., at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to services.

Post a heart of condolence at www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com.