December 22, 2021
Mary Linden Hebenstreit, 87, of Staunton, Ill., died at Community Hospital of Staunton on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. She was born on July 14, 1934, in Lebanon, a daughter of the late John "Pete" and Florence (Howell) Mowe. She married Donald R. Hebenstreit Jr. on June 19, 1954, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Staunton, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2013.
Mary graduated from Lebanon High School and attended McKendree College where she met her future husband, Donald Hebenstreit Jr. She later attended SIU-Edwardsville where she attained her teaching degree. She was a teacher in the...