Grace Serena, 100, of Springfield, died at 8:50 am, Thursday, May 17, 2012 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born November 1, 1911 in Pawnee to Charles and Mary Lewis Matheny. She married Ferucho Serena in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1973.
Her parents; husband; two brothers, Milo and Orville Matheny and one sister Mary Elizabeth Matheny also preceded her in death.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Grace was a member of Real Life Church, where she was a member of Forget me Nots. She loved to window shop but make no purchases and she enjoyed traveling.
She retired from St. John’s Hospital Dietary Department at the age of 76.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. John’s Hospice.