Mary Louise (Steen) Kenyon, 83, of Watervliet, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at her home.

Arrangements entrusted to Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services 926-9440.

A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, from noon to 3 p.m. at Babe’s Lounge located at 565 Riverview Drive in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

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Mary was born Feb. 19, 1935, in Portland, Indiana, to John and Rhoda (Masters) Steen. She married the love of her life, Max Kenyon, on Sept. 28, 1968, in Muncie, Indiana. Together they owned and operated Coast to Coast Hardware in Coloma.

Mary also enjoyed shopping, going to the casinos and watching the Chicago Bulls. She was a loving wife and super mom and grandmother who treasured time with her family and was always at their sides. 

Mary is survived by her husband, Max; daughters Sue (Tony) Gagliardo and Deborah Schott, both of Watervliet, Michigan; sons Marc Kenyon of Benton Harbor, Michigan, and Danny Herman of Geneva, Indiana; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Sonya Nerio; and son, David Herman.