MARY M. BAKALAR: STREATOR -- Mary Magdeline Bakalar, 84, formerly of 211 S. Wasson St., Streator, died at 1:26 p.m. Monday (Jan. 11, 1999) at Pleasant View Luther Home, Ottawa. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home, Streator, the Rev. Jeffrey Lawrence officiated. Burial will be in Moon Creek Cemetery, Streator. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice. She was born March 12, 1914, at Streator, the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Kolb Hart. She married John "Buck" Bakalar in 1933. He died Feb. 17, 1954. Surviving are two sons, John "Jack" Bakalar, Streator; and Rodney Bakalar, North Lake; one brother, George Hart, Streator; one sister, Sophia (Rudy) Gergovich, Streator; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Sandra and Ronelva Bakalar; six brothers, Bernard, Edward, Fred P., John, Lawrence "Pat" and Nicholas Hart; and three sisters, Elizabeth Hart, Mary Hart and Catherine Devera."http://www.ottawadailytimes.com/obits/1record.htm
Mary Magdeline (Hart) Bakalar 1914-1999, Ottawa, formerly of Streator, IL. Died Monday, Jan. 11, 1999.