Mary K. Driggs
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Mary K. Driggs
  • October 11, 1949 - September 17, 2017
  • Machesney Park, Illinois

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Mary K. Driggs, 67, of Machesney Park, IL. was welcomed into heaven on Sunday, September 17, 2017. In a life well celebrated Mary married Larry Driggs in June 1968, and together shared 49 years while raising their family in a home filled with love. Mary was a homemaker and made a career of taking care of her family. She was masterful in many areas. She would showcase her talents in cooking, baking, crocheting, knitting and sewing, creating beautiful keepsakes for family members to treasure. The Harlem High School Fine Arts Dept. was grateful for all the costumes she designed and sewed for the cast. She adopted the name "Mrs. Fix It" there wasn't anything she didn't try to fix or repair. She was a big cheerleader for the Bears, NASCAR, Blackhawks and Ice Hogs. She was most content when surrounded by her family.

Mary was born October 11, 1949 in Rockford, IL. Survivors: husband, Larry, children, Doug Driggs, Lisa (Josh) Cote and Lori Groves; grandchildren, Mason, Tayelar, Reeve, Gretchen, Adam, Emily; sister, Dianne Miller. Predeceased by parents.

A Life Well Celebrated Service: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, at Forest Hills Evangelical Free Church 5183 Pebble Creek Trl. Loves Park, IL. Visitation: 9:00 ~ 10:30 a.m. Private Entombment. Condolences, www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com