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Mary Katherine (Grant) Wolflin, 85, of Bloomington, Ind., passed away peacefully at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington after suffering from a stroke. She resided at Hearthstone Health Campus in Bloomington for the past two years. Mary was born on May 24, 1931 in Elizabethton, Tenn. She was the daughter of William and Maude (McQueen) Grant.
Mary was a graduate of Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy in Tennessee, where she was voted," Miss Chilhowee." She moved from Washington, D.C. to Evansville, Ind. where she met her husband, Charles while attending Evansville College. Charles and Mary married in October, 1952. Mary worked for three libraries (Danville, Indiana University-Bloomington, and Marion, Ind.) before retiring in 1995.
Mary is survived by her three children, George Wolflin (Vicky) of Navarre, Fla., Katherine Mobley (Mark) of Bloomington, and Dr. Rosemary Wolflin (Kay) of Lebanon, Ind.; four grandsons, and five great-grandchildren, and another great-grandchild due in March, 2017 (Wolflin). She is also survived by three siblings, Harold, Jr. Sutphin, Yvonne Unger, and Joseph Sutphin; her dear Aunt Hazel Johnson; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, her parents, her sister, Deloris (Grant) Healey and adopted brother, Wade Sutphin.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at The Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service.
Published on August 8, 2016
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