Audrey Ann Wenkel, nee Koenig, 82, of Shiloh, Ill., born Nov. 3, 1933, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at her residence.|
Audrey was a member of Corpus Christi Church in Shiloh, Ill., and a former member of Our Lady Queen of Peace in Belleville, Ill. Audrey volun-teered at Cahokia Mounds In-terpretive Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. "Juney" Wenkel, Jr.; her parents, Victor and Frances, nee Belanich, Koenig; and two brothers, Donald and Robert Koenig.
Surviving are her five children, Peggy (Andy) Boron of Belleville, Ill., David (Linda) Wenkel of Overland Parks, Kan., Gary (Lisa) Wenkel of O'Fallon, Ill., John E. Wenkel of St. Louis, Mo., and Donald (Stephanie) Wenkel of Wildwood, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Julie (Ryan) Taylor, Christopher (Kendra Tucker) Boron, Colleen Boron, Matthew Boron, Elizabeth Ann Wenkel, Lillian Wenkel, Bailey Wenkel, Grace Wenkel, and Stephan Wenkel; great-grandchildren, Ainsley and Drew Taylor; and a sister, Rosemarie "Toots" Whitehead of St. Louis, Mo.
Donations may be made to Catholic Urban Programs or to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, from Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill., for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace, Belleville, Ill., with Msgr. Jack McEvilly officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 2, 2016