Funeral Services honoring Mary’s life will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Piasecki Funeral Home.
A gathering of relatives and friends for Mary will be held on Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Due to public health concerns, and in compliance with CDC guidelines, only 50 people will be permitted to enter the funeral home at one time. For the safety of our guests, you may be required to wait outside. Social distancing will be maintained, and we encourage those in attendance to wear a face covering. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.
Inurnment will take place in Ironwood Riverside Cemetery.
Mary E. Maki, age 98, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Brookside Care Center.
Born in Ironwood, MI on April, 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Louise (Ritmanich) Stimac. She attended Luther AL Wright High School.
She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, MI.
In 1938 Mary was united in marriage to Toivo Maki. After 42 years of marriage, Toivo preceded her in death in 1980.
Mary loved cooking, baking, playing cards and dancing to Polka music. She was known as the matriarch of the neighborhood that everyone came to for guidance.
She is survived by her children, Clarence (Alice) Maki, Raymond Maki, Marilyn Plaistrow, Ginger Maki, Gloria Riley and Judy (Greg) Nelson; her fifteen grandchildren; her thirty-nine great grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Toivo Maki; her brother; and her four sisters.