Mary E. Drolc |

Mary E. Drolc

Craig resident Mary Drolc died Feb. 11, 2003, at her home. She was 87.

Drolc was born north of Craig Feb. 23, 1915, to James M. and Lucy May (Linsley) McInturff. She was raised and attended school in Craig, graduating from high school here. She married Art Henderson and had a daughter, Pauline. On Feb. 23, 1938, she married Kristol J. Drolc in Craig.

Drolc cleaned homes for various people over the years and was primarily involved in caring for her own family. She enjoyed cooking and was known for her willingness to speak her mind, but was a very compassionate person.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Drolc is survived by her grandchildren, Curtis, Vicky, Steve and Paula; sister, Jamie T. Solem, of Cañon City, Colo.; nephews, Jim and Kent Wyatt, Frank Henderson and Phil and John Thompson; nieces, Shirley Brooks and Nina Stephens; and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kris; and her daughter, Pauline Brennan.

Services were Feb. 15, 2003, at First Baptist Church with Brian Haynes officiating. Julia Foster was the pianist and the selection was “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” Tim Christensen provided a banjo solo of “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.”

Pallbearers were Curtis Wilson, James D. Osborne, Glenn Miller, Walt Bohrer, Ken Wyatt Jr., E.P. Monahan, and Tim Christensen.

Interment followed at Craig Cemetery.

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