Mary was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She truly embraced her family and friends and will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cesar L. and Lillian E., nee Braun, Perez; and a dear friend, Danny Waldrop.
Surviving are her husband of 45 years, John Schwable, whom she married on March 16, 1973;
a son, Ben (Courtney) Schwable of Belleville, IL;
a daughter, Addie (Dominic) Bruening of Belleville, IL;
five grandchildren, Jack, Reagan, Corbin, Josie, and Teddy;
three brothers, Dave (Peggy) Perez of Murray, KY, Rick (Sue) Perez of Swansea, IL, and Charlie (Diane) Perez of Carrboro, NC;
two sisters, Cathie (Fran) Field of Webster Groves, MO, and Mona Wheeler of Belleville, IL;
numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews;
and many friends and extended family.
Memorials may be made to the Siteman Cancer Center. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.