Mary Jane Byrd

July 16th

Mary Jane Byrd, 85, of Syracuse, IN passed away on July 16, 2011 at Indiana University Goshen Hospital.  She was born on January 25, 1926 in New Paris, Indiana to John & Cecil (Strycker) Knisley.  On August 18, 1945 she married Robert Byrd who survives.  Mary Jane was a lifelong area resident.  She was a retiree from Dana Corporation.  She is survived by her husband Robert Byrd of Syracuse.  1 Son – Jerry (Glenda) Byrd of Syracuse.  3 daughters – Sheryll (Dave) Rieder of Birchwood, WI , Brenda Byrd of Warsaw & Rhonda (Scott) Green of Muncie.   13 grandchildren & 17 great grandchildren.  3 brothers – Glen Knisley of Syracuse, Donald Knisley of Goshen & Kenny Knisley of Syracuse.  No calling is planned, there will be a private family services.

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