Anita L. Mogdans, 67, Algonquin, formerly of rural Woodstock, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Pepper Family Hospice Center, Barrington.
She was born April 17, 1949, to Frank A. and Arretus D. (West) Boeckmann in Chicago.
She was a nature and animal lover. She enjoyed spending time with her family and will be remembered for her fondness of historical trivia and legends and as being a very creative and artistic person. Over the years, she worked as an activities director at several nursing homes in the area.
Survivors include her son, David (Cindy) Mogdans, Algonquin; two sisters, Kathryn Boeckmann, Machesney Park and Elaine (Ronald) Frenk, Harvard; a brother, Frank (Christine) Boeckmann, Crystal Lake; her former husband, Karl Mogdans, Woodstock; three step-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Penny.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Woodstock.
Memorials can be made in her name to JourneyCare Foundation, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025-7635.