Mary C Matesa, 97, of Sawyerville, IL, died at Heritage Health of Staunton, IL on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 2:40 am. She was born February 18, 1921, in Czechoslovakia to Mike Cebra & Susan (Soha) Cebra. She married John L. Matesa. He preceded her in death on January 2, 1975. She was retired after having been a nurses aid for Staunton Hospital. Mary was a member of the CFU Lodge 217 of Benld, IL . She is survived by her son, John Edward Matesa of Sawyerville, IL, brother, Mike Cebra of Highland, IN and many nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, granddaughter, Michelle Matesa, son, Michael Dean Matesa, sisters, Helen Polovich and Susan Kalvin. Friends may call on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Funeral services are Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld, IL. Burial will be at Benld Cemetery. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Benld, IL is in charge of the arrangements.