Mary Lou Fosnaugh, age 75, of Herscher, Illinois passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee. She was born April 30, 1946 in Kankakee, the daughter of Thomas and Rita (Foley) Finnegan. Mary Lou married Patrick Fosnaugh on November 27, 1982 in Joliet, Illinois. Mary Lou was the owner, operator and dance instructor of Mary Lou’s School of Dance. She attended Mary Crest Business College and Piersols Dance Studio. She conducted private dance lessons both in Chicago and locally for many years. She was 100% committed to her family and friends. Mary Lou would always pray for those in need. She was a great gardener. Her grandchildren were her life. She loved shopping and could be found shopping with her daughter and family. Mary Lou was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church in Herscher. She was an active member of the CCW. Surviving are her husband, Patrick of Herscher; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Thomas (Corrine) Fosnaugh of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Ryan Fosnaugh of Herscher; one daughter and son-in-law, Alicia (John) Johnston of Bradley; six grandchildren: Sofia and Amelia Fosnaugh; Liam, Dylan, Paige and Norah Johnston. Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents. Visitation was held from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, January 3, 2022 in St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church, Herscher. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Campus. Memorials may be made to St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church, Herscher, for Masses. Arrangements by Schref-fler Funeral Home in Kankakee. Please sign her guestbook at www.schrefflerfuneralhomes. com