MARENGO – Vera C. Moehling, 85, of Marengo, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock, after a brief illness. |
She was born Oct. 1, 1927, in Palatine, the daughter of Harry and Martha (Berlin) Flentge.
She graduated from Palatine High School and worked for a time at Continental Bank in Chicago.
She was united in marriage to Robert C. Moehling on Oct. 16, 1948, in Palatine. The couple made their home on the farm in Union, where she raised her family and assisted her husband in his farming endeavors and his orchestra performances. In 1974, the couple moved to Marengo.
Vera loved to square dance and had a passion for cooking. She liked to travel, but will best be remembered for her devotion to her family and children.
She is survived by her husband, Robert of Marengo; sons, Dale (Brenda) Moehling of Union and Don (Pam) Moehling and Dennis A. (Debbie) Moehling, both of Marengo; grandchildren, Kimberlee (Jeff), Kacee (Peter), Donald (Jody), Tim (Lisa) and Sara (Dimitri); great-grandchildren, Kiylee, Kip, Kamrin, Destinee, Adee, Ashton, Aubrie, Zander and Nikos; sisters, Margaret Gintz of Hoffman Estates and Betty Motto of Des Plaines; and brother, Marvin (Fran) Flentge of Arizona.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Kip.
The visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery, Elgin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ, Union.
For information, call the funeral home 847-515-8772. Online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Oct. 12, 2012