Mary Yuza

Posted 12/10/19

Mary Yuza, 101, of Paris, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Paris Health Care Center. She was a model for Form Fit in Chicago before her marriage, and then she was a homemaker …

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Mary Yuza

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Mary Yuza, 101, of Paris, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Paris Health Care Center. She was a model for Form Fit in Chicago before her marriage, and then she was a homemaker and a volunteer cook at St. Mary’s School for 12 years.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Valery Burusu as celebrant. Entombment is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum at Justice. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until the service time Monday in the gathering space at the church. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Yuza was born Aug. 9, 1918, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Sternal Rog. She married Joseph John Yuza Sr. April 15, 1939, at the Good Shepherd Church in Chicago. He passed away Feb. 15, 2006.  

Survivors include four children, Joseph John “Joe” (Beth)Yuza Jr. of Wichita, Kan., John Joseph Yuza of Paris, Jeffrey (Joan) Yuza of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., and Mary Jo (Larry) Edens of Ada, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Joe (Kara) Yuza III of Wichita, Kan., Steve Yuza of Chanute, Kan., Mike (Jenifer) Yuza of Wichita, Kan., Jennifer (Francois) Einwaechter of Bradenton, Fla., Logan (Jessica) Edens of Oklahoma City, Okla., Laramie Edens of Ada, Okla., and Cullen Edens of Ada, Okla.; and 10 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Jean Yuza; three sisters, Sophie Rog, Josephine Zitney and Clara Cygan; and one grandchild, Clayton Edens.

Mrs. Yuza was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Altar Society and the Grandmother’s Club.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Paris. 

Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.