Ethel Margaret Mazrum

Alton | Friday, May 15 2015

Dateline:  Alton, IL 

Ethel Margaret Mazrum, 86, passed away at 4:30pm Friday May 15, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.

She was born December 12, 1928, in Westville, IL, the daughter of Steven and Raymonde (Detourney) Toth.

She married William Mazrum on January 6th, 1949 in Westville, and he preceded her in death on September 5, 2010.

Ethel enjoyed socializing with her many friends doing a plethora of activities including bingo, cards, plays, and concerts. She volunteered at St. Anthony’s for 53 years, amassing over 17 thousand hours of volunteer work. She also enjoyed traveling on her annual winter trips to places such as Florida, Europe, Hawaii, and various WWII Ship Reunions.

She is survived by one son and his wife, Michael and Patricia Mazrum of Spain; her best friend Macy Allen, of Alton, her Godson, Steven Blair, and Nurse Nancy Blair

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Raymond Toth, Marian McCarthy, William Toth, and Steven and Carol Toth.

Per her wished cremation rites will be accorded.

In honor of Ethel’s life memorials may be made to St Anthony’s Auxiliary or to the 5 A’s Animal Shelter.

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton has assisted the family with arrangements.  

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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