Mary Katherine LaRue was born February 7, 1926 in New Mexico, to Dwight T. and Grace Kingsbury. She married Eugene LaRue, and they worked as realtors with D.T. Kingsbury, Inc. They received their Broker’s Licenses and continued to own and manage the business after the passing of her parents. Mary kept her license active throughout her life.
Mary had numerous health issues during her later years. The MDS Blood Disease that had been
stabilized for many years suddenly became leukemic, resulting in her death, Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathryn O’Brien (Patrick), two grandchildren, Kelly Callirgos (Carlos) and Shannon Chown (Dylan), and her faithful companion of 12 years, Tom Waters.
A viewing will be held at Forest Lawn 10am to 9pm on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Services will be held at the Little Church of the Flowers, Forest Lawn, 1712 South Glendale Avenue,
Glendale, Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1pm, with reception at home to follow.