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Mary Jane Ryan, 97, of Montgomery, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at Ketcham Memorial Center.
She was born Feb. 11, 1920, in Daviess County, to the late Leo and Letha (Queen) Bradley.
Mary Jane was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and quilting. She loved her family and spending time with them.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ryan; daughter Martha Marie Ryan; parents Leo and Letha (Queen) Bradley; siblings John and Margaret Bradley, Louise and Shorty Ward, Agnes and Nelson Hauser, Inez Bradley and Ernie Bradley; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; son-in-law Jerry Detamore; brothers-in-law Guy Padgett and Gene James.
Mary Jane is survived by her children, Rose Ann (Mike) Morris of Montgomery, Mary Elizabeth (Larry) Bedwell of Washington, Mike (Linda) Ryan of Jasper, Georgia, Paula Detamore of Brazil, Indiana, Robert (Peggy) Ryan of Cannelburg, Ed (Mary Dee) Ryan of Plainville, Peter (Shelley) Ryan of Montgomery, Thomas Ryan of Washington and Donald (Virginia) Ryan of Washington; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Stasia Padgett, Irene Zins, Ruth James and Clara Bradley; and sister-in-law, Louise "Dude" Bradley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. James E. Koressel at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 24, 2017
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