Mary J. Stage-Poff Naftzger

Mary J. Stage-Poff Naftzger

Mary J. Stage-Poff Naftzger, 65, of Sterling, died, Friday, April 12, 2019 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.

Mary was born April 18, 1953 in Freeport, the daughter of Clarence and Valera (Shepard) Stage.

Survivors include three sons,Curtis Poff, Corey Poff and Stacy (Megan Borden) Poff, all of Sterling; one step-daughter, Shelly Naftzger; two step-sons, Michael and Mark Naftzger; three sisters, Lucy (Dick) Shepard of Rock Falls, Cindy (JR) Fortune Theresa  Stage Brown both of Sterling; two step-sisters, Betty Greer of Rock Falls and Barb (Bud) Tomman of Morrison; three brothers, Leo (Sharron) Stage of Dixon, Randy (Trudy) Gallentine and Bud Stage, both of Rock Falls; special friend, “Rocky”; fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Curt Poff, Sr. and Mike Naftzger; sisters, Gloria Conrad, Vlora Fortune; brothers, Joe Gallentine, Jerry Lee Gallentine, Bobby Stage and Cal Stage, Sr.; niece, Tiffany Stage; nephew, Lucas Stage and daugher-in-law, Jennifer Morgan.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home and Cremation, Sterling, with Dalmus Meeks, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park, Sterling. Visitation will be from 9-11 AM Thursday, prior to services at the funeral home.

A memorial has been established.

Condolences may be sent to