Mary spent the majority of her life in central Oregon (Redmond and Madras) as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her five sons: Robert Dent of Bend, Oregon; Gary Dent of Beaverton, Oregon; Jack Dent of Brooks, Oregon; Doug Dent of Prineville, Ore., and Skip Dent of Hope, Alaska, 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Much loved by many friends, Mary will be remembered for her many acts of kindness, gentle disposition, wonderful sense of humor, and deep unconditional love for her family.
Whenever asked about her life, she proudly stated she had five sons and her first and foremost thoughts were always for her boys.
Graveside services were held at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Morgan Hill, California Saturday, June 24, 2006. Arrangements by Habing Family Funeral Home - Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, 129 Fourth St., Gilroy, CA.