Mary C. Lode, nee Plahm, 78, of Worth, died May 2 at Palos Community Hospital. Mrs. Lode is survived by her husband, Cornelius; her sons, Wayne and Lawrence; her daughters, Catherine Surico and Cynthia Levigne; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on May 4. A funeral Mass was offered at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge on May 5. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mrs. Lode was born in Blue Island. She was a member of the Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991 for more than 50 years. She was also a homemaker.