Mary Kay Stockhorst Neely (nee Jean), 72, of Washington, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Cedarcrest Manor in Washington. Mary Kay was born on May 6, 1945, in Evansville, Indiana to the late Robert and Bernadette (nee Memmer) Jean. She was united in marriage to the late Leroy Stockhorst on August 18, 1967, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Following his death in 1986, she was united to the late Chuck Neely Sr. in Union on March 6, 1987, in Union. Mary Kay was a talented painter, enjoyed being an active part in her children and grandchildren’s lives, and loved to ride and let loose on their purple Ironhorse trike.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Interment will be at the Church cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 4, from 4 until 8 pm at Miller Funeral Home. Memorial donations are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Mary Kay is survived by six children, Travis Stockhorst and wife Robyn of Washington, Tonya Webb and husband Peter of Washington, Trista Jacquin and husband Tim of Washington, Chuck Neely Jr. and wife Karen of Washington, Timothy Neely and girlfriend Tina Kakadiaris of Union, and Sebrina Merritt and husband Ben of Troy; four siblings, Alan Jean and wife Linda of Washington, Joanie Inkenbrandt and husband Alan of Evansville, Indiana, Ruthie Franssen and husband Dan of Washington, and Diana Hall and husband Bill of Washington; three siblings-in-law, Judy Linde and husband John of Union, Linda Jean of Lafayette, Indiana, and Henry Norton of Boonville, Indiana; twelve grandchildren, Tanner, Chase, Cierstyn, Ella, Trevor, Zach, Nathan M., Nathan N., Abby, Lilly, Tyler, and Alexis; other relatives; and friends.
Mary Kay was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; three siblings, Dennis Jean, Richard “Dickie” Jean, and Bonnie Norton; and one niece, Amy Hall Bennett.