Mary Ellen Elfrink Standridge, age 75, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at her home.
She was born November 24, 1940 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ben and Goldie Townsend Bullard.
Mary was a graduate of Cape Central High School. She was a member of LaCroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. She worked at the former Florsheim Shoe Company, she worked in home healthcare, she also worked in foodservice for Southeast Hospital for many years and worked in the nutrition service department for the Cape Girardeau Public School System.
Mary was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, she enjoyed playing bingo, and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and celebrating Christmas with her family.
Loving survivors include three sons, Mike (Jan) Elfrink of Cape Girardeau, Kevin (Lisa) Elfrink of Jackson, Doug (Sarah) Elfrink of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Beth (Justin) Lieser of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren, Christopher (Jessica) Brockmire, Jourdan (Cody) Broeker, Sarah Elfrink, and Mallory and Allison Lieser; one great granddaughter, Grace Brockmire.
Also surviving are a brother, Ben Bullard of Cape Girardeau and a sister, Joyce (Sonny) Deimund of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters Ruth Bodkin and Glenda Abbott. Friends may call Monday, March 21, 2016, between 4-7 pm, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11 am, at the funeral home with Rev. Bruce Baxter officiating.
Interment will follow in Lorimier Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to LaCroix United Methodist Church.
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