Mary L. Resendez

July 26, 1937 – January 28, 2018

PLYMOUTH – Mary L. Resendez, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, January 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 26, 1937 in Royalton, Kentucky, to the late Benjamin Franklin and Louvernie (Combs) Harper.

Mary a Plymouth resident since 1966, attended Stockbridge High School in Michigan.

On December 9, 1980 in Plymouth, Mary married Paul Resendez Jr.; and he survives.

Mary retired in 1999 from Ferro Corporation after twenty-one years of service. She was a member of the Plymouth Wesleyan Church and enjoyed listening to Christian music. She loved her family, her grandchildren and her dogs; Walter and Castro.

Surviving is her husband; Paul Resendez Jr. of Plymouth, children; Renda Keilman, Lindsy Keilman, Benjamin Keilman, Jon Keilman, Eric and Mindy Keilman, Karen Krause all of Plymouth and Angela Resendez of Argos. Also surviving are twenty-one grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son; Timothy Keilman, six brothers; John, Fred, Samuel, Ernest, Forest and Henry Harper, and two sisters; Elizabeth May and Lillian Whitaker.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 North Michigan Street, Plymouth. Services will immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Ollie Dongell officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Marshall County Humane Society, 11165 13th Road, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.

“Mary was the best grandma the world has ever seen. She never let anyone go hungry. She always said I love you to everyone she saw. She really knew how to brighten someone’s day and she was the sweetest granny ever.”

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