Mary Joan "M.J." DeGagne' – January 13, 2015

DeGagne Obit PicMary Joan “M.J.” DeGagne’, 85, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Llano Cemetery with Rev. Barry Loving, senior pastor of First Christian Church, officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

M.J. was born Sept. 19, 1929, in Grand Forks, N.D. to Joseph DeGagne’ and Anne Hosna.  She attended high school at East Grand Forks, MN and Mankato Commercial College, Mankato, MN.  She was a member of First Christian Church, Open Door Bible Class, Amarillo Senior Citizens and ASCA Bridge Club.

Survivors include two daughters, Callie Haney and Sue Shields, both of Amarillo; a son, Charles Land of Escondido, CA; a sister, Donna Hoglo of Newhall, CA; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Amarillo Senior Citizens, 1220 S. Polk St., Amarillo, TX 79101; First Christian Church, 3001 Wolflin Ave, Amarillo, TX 79109; or to American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

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