Podsiadlik, Mary

Mary M. Podsiadlik, 51, of Clovis died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born Oct. 28, 1954, in Buffalo, N.Y.

She grew up in Buffalo, and in 1986 graduated from Kelsey Jenny Business College in San Diego. On June 12, 1988, in Las Vegas, Nev., she married Paul M. Podsiadlik. She was chief financial officer for Kelsey Jenny Business College and also taught math and computer science. She later managed properties for a short time. For the past six years, she owned and operated a candle-making business. Family members said she enjoyed writing cookbooks, watching cooking shows and spending time with her husband.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband of Clovis. 
   
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.