Mary Elizabeth Hellerud, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born March 5, 1932, in Fargo, N.D., and died June 16, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.
Survivors include: three daughters, Pauline Manes and Barbara Meyer both of Thayer, Mo., and Rita Hellerud of Dover, Ark.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Charles Smith and Bessie Miller Smith; her husband, Virgil Milton Hellerud; one daughter, Virginia Faye Hellerud; and one grandson, Joshua A. Meyer.
Funeral services were held June 21 at the Clary Funeral Home in Thayer Mo., with Bro. Bill Manes officiating. Following the service the body was cremated with burial to be held at a later date.
The funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeal Home of Thayer.