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Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home and Valhalla Gardens

3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL

OBITUARY

Mary E Banta

May 18, 1939December 17, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Banta died Dec. 17, 2017, at Cedar Ridge Health Care Center in Lebanon, Ill. She served more than 40 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Mary was born May 18, 1939 in St. Louis, a daughter of Edwin and Katherine, nee Staus, Banta. She is survived by a brother William E (Nancy) Banta, nieces and nephews, David (Jennifer) Banta, Kenneth Banta and Amy Banta; great-nieces and nephews Ian, Alice, Helen, Charlotte and Linus; and special friends Janet and Danny Witt and Patty. Besides her parents Mary was preceded in death by a sister Charlotte Banta, beloved cousin Marjorie Seigler, and Frazier the Cat. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Valhalla Funera Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville. Interment will follow in Valhalla Garden of Memory. Visitation is from 1 pm until time of service. Memorial donations are suggested to Signal Hill Lutheran Church or VITAS hospice.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 20, 2017
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Memories

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Judy Poletti

December 19, 2017

Such a lovely lady. You will be missed. Sorry that we were not able to keep in touch like we had. Lost track of where you were. I wish you well in eternity and will see you again.

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