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Theresa Mae Mabus
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Theresa Mae Mabus
Of Prospect Heights

Theresa Mae Mabus (Spina) was born on March 22, 1930, in Chicago to Joseph and Margaret (Stallman) Spina. Theresa passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, June 14, 2018, in her Family’s home of over fifty years.

Theresa was a devoted wife to her husband Norman “Red” Mabus for 69 years and she found immeasurable joy in being a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her life’s passion was making wonderful memories with family and friends.

Theresa spent her life surrounded by loved ones and enjoyed hosting parties. In honor of her beloved father, she annually hosted the feast of Saint Joseph for family friends and her community. Her lifelong hobbies included collecting antiques and growing beautiful flowers and delicious food in her garden. Theresa was an amazing craftsman, creating gorgeous works of art with needlepoint and ceramic. In 1987 Theresa won the highest award in hobby ceramics for her hand-crafted cherry pie.

Theresa was preceded in death by her husband Norman Mabus and their children, Nora Mae Humes - Stankiewicz, Joseph Clyde Mabus, Raymond Roy and her brother Russell “Gibby” Spina

Theresa is survived by her children and their spouses, Theresa Marie & John Koelle, Mari & Neil Mabus-Berkowitz, Walter “Pinky” Shefka and her 20 Grandchildren and 32 Great-Grandchildren.

Visitation is from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 and from 11:30 am until time of funeral service at 12:30 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018, at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road, (four blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights, IL. Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

21

Jun

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Visitation

Friday

22

Jun

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Service

Friday

22

Jun

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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