Mary Lee Strong

WELLMAN - Mary Lee Strong was born November 7, 1938, in Albany, Oregon, the daughter of Ernest and Mabel (Stutzman) Heyerly. On August 20, 1959, Mary Lee was united in marriage to Sam Strong at the Fairview Mennonite Church in Albany, Oregon. They have lived in Wellman since 1992. Mary Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Parkview Manor in Wellman at the age of 79 years.

Mary Lee is survived by her husband Sam of Wellman, a daughter: Karissa (Todd) Hochstetler of Arthur, North Dakota, a son: Jeff (Carolyn) Strong of Fairfax, Virginia, 4 grandchildren: Evan and Seth Strong, Abigail and Errol Hochstetler, and 2 brothers: John (Jeanne) Heyerly of Shipshewana, Indiana, Dan (Anne) Heyerly of Eugene, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Kathyrn Nofziger.


A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the Wellman Mennonite Church. Pastor Nathan Ramer will officiate. The family will greet friends following the service. A memorial fund has been established for Mennonite Central Committee Kits. The Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is caring for Mary Lee and her family.


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