Mary Jane Shofner

CLINTON — Mary Jane Shofner, 57, of Clinton, passed away at 1:50 a.m. on March 19, 2019, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating.  Private family burial will be held at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton.  Visitation will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the funeral home. 

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Mary Jane was born on March 9, 1962, in McHenry County, the daughter of Grover and Marilyn (Hulva) Jackson. She married Franklin W. Shofner on June 6, 1981 in Clinton.

Survivors include her husband, Franklin W. Shofner, Clinton; children, Jason Lee  (fiancée, Kim Bateson) Shofner, Clinton; Casandra (Timothy) Miracle, Bloomington; Marina Shofner, Bloomington; Susan (Darren Tennison) Shofner, Clinton, 15 grandchildren, siblings, Rex (Brenda) Johnsen, Wyanet, Ill., Denise (Roger) Saylor, Lincoln, Dorothy Jackson, Lake City, Fla., and Doris (Greg) Wilkins, Springfield.

Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, and 1 daughter, Sarah Kay Stone.

Mary Jane was a general manager for McDonald’s for over 20 years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and special childhood friend, Lu Dunlap.

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