Mary “Louise” Micklus

Mary “Louise” Micklus

Virden – Mary “Louise” Micklus, 96, of Springfield, IL formerly of Virden, IL passed away at 4:20 P.M. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born February 10, 1922 in Virden, IL a daughter to George T. and Mary V. (Opremchek) Gaydos.  She married Thomas L. Micklus March 2, 1946 in Virden, IL.

Mary was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Virden, IL and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church.  She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family.

Surviving Mary are her sons, Thomas G. (Mary) Micklus of Springfield, IL, and Arnold (Cherie) Micklus of Somerville, TX, daughter, Lanette Micklus Dunn of Springfield, IL, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death were her parents, husband, Thomas L. Micklus, sister, Leona Bilotta, brothers, Albert, John, Leonard, Ervin, George and Edward Gaydos.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL, with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, Virden, IL with Rev. Father James Palakudy officiating. Pallbearers were Robert Micklus, Steven Micklus, Travis Dunn, Stanley Gaydos, Thomas Gaydos and Dave Beader.  Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Church.  Interment will be in the Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL.  To leave a comment for the family please visit:

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