Mabel J. Ehlert, 99, of Winchester, passed away Monday evening, July 21, 2014, at Liberty Village in Pittsfield.
She was born Feb. 5, 1915, on the family farm near Naples, the daughter of Fred H. and Mary Grace Mayes Albers. She married William Fredrick Ehlert on Oct. 17, 1935, in Neeleyville, and he preceded her in death Nov. 18, 1994.
Surviving are her children, Mary Jane (husband, Jim) Coultas of Winchester and Paul W. (wife, Beth) Ehlert of Grove, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Julie (Dale) Anderson of Hudson, Lora (Andy) King of Houston, Texas, Jodi Unverzagt of Springfield, and Kent Coultas of Winchester; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa (Zach) Schafer, Megan Eddinger, and Drew Potter; and three step-great-grandchildren, Brandon, Steven, and Rachael. Preceding her in death were sisters Eda Wren and Helen Rueter; and a brother, Henry Albers.
Mrs. Ehlert was a homemaker and member of Christ Lutheran Church in Winchester.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Christ Lutheran Church or the Winchester EMS. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.
Coonrod Funeral Home
107 East Cross Street Winchester, IL 62694
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on July 23, 2014