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Eleanor Lillian Mungle

Eleanor Lillian Mungle, 90, Woodstock, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 15, 1924, to Matthew A. and Elsie H. (Siebel) Schmarje. 

On July 22, 1944, she married Gerald N. Mungle in Woodstock.

She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock. She also was a member of the Woodstock VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She loved the annual Memorial Day Parade. She enjoyed the pleasures of raising her family on the farm. Her family was always most important to her, especially when it came to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Edward Mungle, William Mungle and Gary (Jill) Mungle; three daughters, Ruth Ann (Ken) Brodeski, Virginia (Frank Piska) Radloff, and Mary (Paul) Kleven; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Pauline Young; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Jan. 30, 1996; a son, Gerald Mungle; a great-granddaughter, Meghan; five brothers, Ed Schmarje, Don Schmarje, Ralph Schmarje, Les Schmarje, and Fred Schmarje; and a sister, Helen Corey.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. The visitation will continue at 10 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 401 St. John’s Road, Woodstock. Burial will be at McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock.

In appreciation for the five Wonder Lake Rescue Squad members who offered her care in her last few days, the family asks that memorials be made to the rescue squad district of the donors’ choice or to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock.

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