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, Thayer, Mo.
Survivors include: three daughters, Pauline Manes and Barbara Meyer, both of Thayer, Mo., Rita Hellerud of Dover, Ark.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were: her parents, Charles Smith and Bessie Miller Smith; her husband, Virgil Milton Hellerud; one daughter, Virginia Faye Hellerud; and one grandson, Joshua A. Meyer.
Services were held June 21, at the Clary Funeral Home, Thayer, Mo., with Bro. Bill Manes officiating.
Following the service the body was cremated with burial at a later date.