Mary Jane Conley
St. Charles – Mary Jane Conley, 90, of St. Charles formerly of Harvard passed
away peacefully Saturday, February 10, 2018 at River Glen of St. Charles. She
was born April 9, 1927 in Rockford to Alfred and Emma (Porath) Koltz. She
married Edwin (Ed) L. Conley June 11, 1949 in Harvard.

Mary Jane was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Harvard.  She previously
worked at Jerry Powers Laundry and Putnam Company in Harvard.  Many
summers were spent planting and tending to vegetable gardens with Ed and
following the beloved Cubs and Bulls.  Quilting was a favorite pastime.  She
enjoyed family gatherings especially the many family picnics she and Ed hosted.

Survivors include her 3 children, Rita (Bob) Burnham of Elburn, John (Trisha)
Conley of Wheaton and Jim Conley of Bettendorf, Iowa; 2 grandchildren, Nataliya
and Ian Conley; sister-in-law, Phyllis Koltz of Florida; and many nieces and

She was preceded in death by her husband; brother, Charles Koltz; and 2 sisters,
Phyllis LaBadie and Marguerite Rich.

The visitation will be from 10 am to 11 am Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Trinity
Lutheran Church, 504 E. Diggins St., Harvard. The funeral service will follow at the
church with Rev. Elizabeth Martin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery
in Harvard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or River Glen
of St. Charles, 975 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174.

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Name = carol (carlson) berglund
Message = enjoyed your mom when she came to big foot.  lovely lady,  sorry
for your loss.

Name = Brad and Marilyn Fleck
Message = Love to you, Rita and all your family.  I know you'll cherish all
your wonderful memories of your mom.  She was always so friendly and
loved chatting with us girls when we were playing at your house as kids.  
My heart goes out to you as you say good bye.

Name = Sherry A. Binetti and Joseph Binetti
Message = Mary Jane was such a lovely lady. She will be missed deeply!!  
She took such good care of her family and friends. Love you

Name = Jeff Riley
Message = Jim, so sorry for your loss

Name = Ken & Billi Jo
Message = What a wonderful lady!!  I admired her so much!  I am sure she
will dearly be missed by everyone who crossed her path.  Our prayers are
with the entire family and hope your path will ease the pain.  Anything we
can do for you - don't hesitate to ask.  Luv ya

Name = Angel Trichak
Message = I am sorry that I won't be able to attend the service.  However, I
know that your Mom was an awesome woman since she raised such
awesome kids.  My prayers are with you, John, and the rest of the family too.
My sincerest condolences.

Name = Rick Haffner
Message = I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother was a very
special women. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Name = Jonathan and Marguerite Durston
Message = John and Trisha,

We are sorry for your loss.  It is hard to lose a parent.  Well wishes and
prayers to you and your family.