Margaret Manke, 92, Woodstock, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Hearthstone Manor, Woodstock.
She was born July 6, 1922, to Herman and Mary (Buttino) Gluth in Woodstock.
On Aug. 9, 1941, she married Harvey Manke in Woodstock.
She was a lifetime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock. She was very active in church activities, including Meals on Wheels and the Ladies Aid. She raised her family on the farm and instilled in them values and morals. She was active in 4-H. She enjoyed Tuesday nights at the Bake House, singing and dancing to polka music. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons, Roger (Char) Manke and Bill (Teresa Hay) Manke; 10 grandchildren, Tyne (Jeremy) Peterson, Terra (Pat Peterson) Manke, Andrea (Max Christel) Manke, Andrew Manke, Myranda Manke, Brian (Jenn) Manke, Todd (Missi) Manke, Mandi (Jason) Rozycki, Scott (Beth) Manke, and Shari Manke; six great-grandchildren, Maddie Manke, Lainey Manke, Tyler Rozycki, Colin Rozycki, Sage Peterson and Peytyn Peterson; a brother, Frank Gluth; a sister, Darlene Parlow; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Feb. 5, 1999; a daughter-in-law, Sandy Manke; two brothers, Jim Gluth and Mike Gluth; and a sister, Christine Gluth.
Visitation was held Jan. 8 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. The funeral service was Jan. 9 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.