Mary Jane Belha - 81

4/4/1938 - 8/15/2019

OREGON, IL

 Mary Jane Belha, 81, of Oregon, peacefully passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center where she had been a resident for many years. Mary Jane was born April 4, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was adopted  as an infant by Roy and Emma Arnold of Sterling. She was a 1956 graduate of Sterling Newman High School and attended college in Colorado. Mary Jane married  Carl Belha on January 3, 1959 in Sterling; he died November 24, 2017. Together they farmed in Lyndon before finally settling in Oregon in 1962.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon. Also preceded in death by her parents and infant daughter, Christine Marie. Survived by her brother, William Arnold of Sterling and eight nieces and nephews. Christian Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00am Tuesday, August 20 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon with Rev. Joseph Naill as celebrant. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Sterling. No visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Unity Hospice of Rochelle.

Visitation:

No Visitation

Mass:

11 AM Tuesday August 20 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon

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