Mary Francis Shuckhart, age 94 of Oxford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, August 21, 2020 at her home. Mary was born on September 24, 1925 in Brodhead to Samuel and Myrtle (Boyles) Colby, the youngest of three children. She graduated from Clinton High School and married Roy Shuckhart on October 6, 1945. They lived in Janesville for many years and then moved to Packwaukee; they were married for 50 years and had three children. Roy preceded Mary in death on July 13, 1996.
Mary was a loving mother and the most beautiful grandmother; she was always willing to help others. She sold Avon for many years and loved to sew and made quilts for all the family. Mary also enjoyed gardening and all her flowers. She attended Buffalo Community Bible Church in rural Montello.
Mary leaves behind her three children: Bonnie Bennett of Oxford, Carol (James) McChesney of Montello and Wesley (Laurie) of Arizona. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 16 (almost 17) great-great-grandchildren.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and son-in-law, David M. Bennett.
A funeral service for Mary Shuckhart will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Buffalo Community Bible Church. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the hour of service. Pastor Steve Tinsley will preside and burial will take place at 2:30 PM on Tuesday at Millards Prairie Cemetery, rural Elroy.
Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Oxford and Montello is honored to be serving the family. www.CrawfordFH.com
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