Mabel L. David
SPRINGFIELD - Mabel L. David, 86, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield.
She was born on April 15, 1925 in Springfield, the daughter of the late Otto and Lena (Goers) Kornack. She married Walter H. David in Springfield in 1944 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1999.
Mrs. David worked as a supervisor for the Illinois Department of Revenue. She bowled in leagues in Springfield for many years and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Springfield. She enjoyed being a grandmother and great-grandmother very much.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Janet (husband Charles) Crane and Pat (husband Dan) Diefenback, both of Springfield, a sister, Mildred Simmler of Springfield, a sister-in-law, Lillian Flammini of Springfield, 6 grandchildren, Stacey (husband Jeffry) Mullins of Ridgefield, CT, Beth Ann (husband Randy) Kaltenmark of Zionsville, IN, Marty David of Fairfield, IL, David Diefenback of Springfield, Amy (husband Bill) Borchardt of Springfield, and Michael Diefenback of Springfield, 8 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Liam, and Colin Mullins, Lauren, Madeline, and William Kaltenmark, and Kayli and Lily Borchardt. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son Stan David, a half-sister, Edna Kornack, and a half-brother W.O. Siebert.
Services are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 S. Koke Mill, Springfield where visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 from 4 to 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10 am at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Thomas Radtke officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Springfield.
Please visit the online obituary at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.
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