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Mary Caroline Kouri

July 25, 1927 September 14, 2018
Mary Caroline Kouri
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Obituary for Mary Caroline Kouri

Mary Caroline Kouri, age 91 nee Osterland, lifelong resident of Naperville, passed away peacefully, Friday, September 14, 2018 at Season’s Hospice Home of Naperville, surrounded by her family. She was born July 25, 1927 in Aurora, IL to Otto and Rose Osterland.

Cherished wife of the late Donald H. C. Kouri, married on June 26, 1948.

Beloved mother of Karen (Michael) Murphy, Susan (Tom Donato) Kouri, and Donna Kouri, all of Naperville.

Adored grandma of Jason (Chrissy) Reinert of Plainfield and Matthew Reinert of Naperville.

Loving GiGi of Olivia Pearson, Mariella Reinert, and Mikaela Reinert.

Fond sister of Otto (Carol) Osterland of Naperville.

Preceeded in death by sister, Lillian Macadlo, brother-in-law, John Macadlo and sister-in-law, Eleanore Osterland.

Dear aunt and cousin to many.

Mary was one of the original “Beach Bums” at Centennial Beach. She enjoyed playing cards and was a longtime member of many card clubs. Mary loved to travel and was always up for an adventure. She was affectionately known as “Lunch Lady Mary” at Naperville North High School for 25 years, retiring at the age of 75. She enjoyed working with Girl Scouts, volunteering with PADS and spending time with family and friends. Mary will forever be missed. Special thank you to Season’s Hospice of Naperville and especially her nurse, Marie Bhardwha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Loaves and Fishes Community, 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville, IL 60540 or Masses preferred.

Visitation: Tuesday, September 18th 3:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540.

Prayers will begin Wednesday, September 19th 8:45 AM at the funeral home and will process to SS. Peter & Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL 60540, for a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial.

Interment will follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

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3:00 PM 9/18/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/18/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




9:30 AM 9/19/2018 9:30:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, IL 60540

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
36 N. Ellsworth Street Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 North Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

701 North Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

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