Mary Ann Shipman

Mary Ann Shipman

Mary Ann Shipman, 65, of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her home in Dixon.

Mary Ann worked for KSB Hospital for 47 years.  She officially retires on Friday, August 10, 2018.

Mary Ann was born August 29, 1952, in Dixon, IL, the son of Ernest “Ernie” and Mary Ellen (Brierton) Rhodes. She married David Rae Shipman on May 25, 1975, in Dixon.  Mary Ann enjoyed crafts, sewing and known for making her own hats.  She volunteered her time to Meals on Wheels and Caring Friends at KSB.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, David Shipman; one son, Edwin Thomas (Casey) Shipman of Clarksville, TN; one daughter, Mary Beth (Matt Nelson) Shipman of Dixon; six grandchildren, Andrew Shipman, Colton Fuller, Alex Shipman, Izabella Nelson, Abbey Shipman, Alayna Shipman; two brothers, Jim Rhodes of Dixon, and Robert Rhodes of Polo, IL; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; Thomas Rhodes, Ernest Rhodes Jr.; one sister, Shirley Winstead.

Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m., on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the funeral home, with Pastor Brian McWethy, officiating.  Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Caring Friend of KSB.

Arrangements were completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon.

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