Mary fought a two year battle with cancer, and other health issues.
Mary was born to Clarence C. and Gertie Batterson on March 22, 1925 in Freeborn County, Hartland, MN.
Mary was the youngest of six children.
She is survived by her daughters Doris (Glen) Walker, Beverly (John) Wallace, Audrey (Gene) Eby, and Nancy (Mike) Gardner, 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mary was married to Robert L. Utermarck (deceased in 2006) for 60 years.
Mary was a very strong willed, hardworking lady who enjoyed family, friends, crocheting, baking, canning, playing cards, dancing, fishing, gardening and many other outdoor activities.
Mary was a member of the VFW Women’s auxiliary in Deer Park, WA.
Our hearts are broken and we are saddened by our loss but will endure knowing you had a very good life and your years of pain and suffering are over.
We know you are in a better place with your soul mate, and will continue to watch over us all.
A Graveside Service will be held on August 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Garden of Honor, 211 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA.
Reception to follow.
COMMUNITY CREMATION & FUNERAL, Spokane, WA