Mary Chris Stieg

December 21, 1963 ~ August 28, 2021 (age 57)


Mary Chris Stieg, 57, of Woodstock, was put into God’s hands as an Angel on Sat. Aug. 28 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 21, 1963 to Audrey (Mathews) and John Hardt in Woodstock.  Loving wife of Michael Stieg on July 8, 2000 were married at the family farm where she grew up and purchased to continue married life and to raise their three daughters.  Mary had worked at DB Hess for 30 years until they closed, then she went on to work at the McHenry County Government Center.

Mary was a kind, loving person with an infectious giggle and smile.  She was a constant companion to Mike and a rock for her girls.  She will be missed as she was a great friend to many and loved by all who knew her.

Growing up Mary loved showing her animals at the local and state fairs.  She also loved to spend time with her family, dogs, and friends and enjoyed riding horses, playing golf, mowing the yard, and hanging in the sun with her grandkids.

Survivors include her husband Michael Stieg,  mother Audrey Davis, mother-in-law Linda Stieg, daughters Lynea, Kalli, and Rachael Stieg, grandchildren Peyton, Diego, Skylar, and Jaxson, grandbaby JC due in January, siblings Denise (Greg) Teresi, Kathy Bennet, David (Connie) Hardt, and John (Cathy) Hardt, brother-in-law Brian (Kelly) Kerwin, sister-in-law Kimm Gonzales, and nieces and nephews Jenn, Nicole, Alison, Brandon, Megan, Richard, Owen, Eric, Michael, Greg, Noah, Kevyn, and Paige. 

She was preceded in death by her father John Hardt, father-in-law Gerald Stieg, and brothers-in-law Steve Bennet and Keith Gonzales.

There will be a Celebration of Life from 3 – 9 PM Fri., Sept. 3 at the Harvard Moose Lodge, 22500 IL-173, Harvard, IL 60033.  There will be a Time of Remembrance at 6 PM.

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Celebration of Life
September 3, 2021

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Harvard Moose Lodge
22500 IL-173
Harvard, IL 60033

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