Mary A. Van Buskirk
Mary A. Van Buskirk, 72, of Dixon, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at a local hospital.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Mohr Funeral Home in Ponca is in charge of arrangements.
Mary A. Van Buskirk was born May 1, 1946 in Lincoln, the daughter of Robert and Marian (Robinson) Elliott. She graduated from Ponca High School in 1963 and majored in Music Theory at Wayne State College. She worked as a legal secretary for John Addison for many years, taught sewing and quilting classes, did catering work, and was very involved in animal rescue. She loved sewing and quilting and earned Grand Champion awards for her projects several years at the Dixon County Fair. She also loved animals and cooking.
Survivors include her husband, Alan Van Buskirk of Dixon; four children; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Judy Stenwall-Garfinkel and her husband, Guy of Custer, S.D.; one niece; and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, David Stenwall; and nephew/godson, Steven Stenwall.