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Mary Ellen Tuveson

November 1, 1946 -
January 31, 2019

Mary Ellen Tuveson, 72, of Champaign passed away January 31, 2019 at her home. Mary Ellen was born on November 1, 1946 in Decatur, Illinois a daughter of Theresa and Anthony Keller. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Robert W. Tuveson, and sister, Antionette Keller.
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Mary Ellen Tuveson, 72, of Champaign passed away January 31, 2019 at her home. Mary Ellen was born on November 1, 1946 in Decatur, Illinois a daughter of Theresa and Anthony Keller. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Robert W. Tuveson, and sister, Antionette Keller.
She is survived by her son, Chris Tuveson and his wife Debra, and grandchildren Zach, Alex, and Lauren. Also surviving Mary Ellen is a sister, Bonnie Rupert.
Mary Ellen obtained a degree in Nursing and later in life went back to the University of Illinois to receive her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. For many years she worked as the director of the Champaign County Nursing Home.
She was a lover of all animals. She had a passion for rescuing older dogs to ensure they had comfort and love in their final years. She also had a passion for art- especially painting and pottery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Humane Society at 1911 East Main Street, Urbana, IL 61802. No services will be held at this time per Mary Ellen’s wishes.

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