Surviving Mary are her daughter, Merrilee, and her husband, Paul Mullen, of Woodward, Iowa and her two grandchildren, Megan Jo and Cody Dale Frantum. Also surviving are three sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law: Marilyn and Marion Vander Linden of Pella, Iowa; Faye and Dave De Jong of Wenatchee, Washington; Wilma and Bill Nibbelink of Iowa City, Iowa; and Al TeWinkel of Edina, Minnesota.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Dale De Young and her infant son, Merrill; her parents, Peter and Bertha Meyer and her sister, Cynthia. Also preceding her in death were her parents-in-law, John D. and Wilma G. (De Jong) De Young, and two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law: Janice and George Brodsky, and Jean TeWinkel.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at the Peoria Christian Reformed Church. Arrangements were handled by Van Dyk – Duven Funeral Home.