The Washington Times-Herald

June 25, 2013

Mary Bangert

Sept. 16, 1921 - June 24, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

OLNEY, Ill. — Mary Barbara Bangert, 91, died at 12:20 p.m. Monday at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. Born Sept. 16, 1921, in Olney, she was the daughter of George Arthur and Josephine LeRae (McGilton) Ausbrook. She was the owner and operator of Bangert Casing and Pulling and Central Oil Management. A member of the Christian Church of Olney, she was also a 30-year member of Oil and Gas Association, a 30-year member of Desk and Derrick, and a 73-year member of Eastern Star. She is survived by two stepsons, Maurice and wife Karen Bangert of Clay City, Ill., and Ronald G. and wife Naomi Bangert of Clay City; a stepdaughter, Jona and husband Mike Uptmor of Robinson, Ill.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, John O. Bangert, is deceased. A son, Arthur E. “Red” Ausbrook; a daughter-in-law, Shirley J. Murbarger Ausbrook; a brother, George Ausbrook; and a sister-in-law, Eleanor Ausbrook, are also deceased. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney, with Les Boldt officiating. Burial will be in Ingraham Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at