Anita H. Juengling
Anita H. Juengling (Ebert), formerly of Ashburn and Fairfax, Virginia, died suddenly and peacefully on July 26, 2021 with her husband and daughter at her side. She was born on September 11,1940 in Evanston, Illinois to Lothar and Elisabeth Ebert (Meinert) and grew up in Winnetka, Illinois. In 1958, she graduated from New Trier High School and continued her studies to become an educator at Northern Illinois University. It was there that she met the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Juengling. A member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, Anita was the first Sweetheart of Theta Chi at NIU. Anita and Bob were married on August 10,1963. She accompanied her husband on five overseas assignments which included the Philippines, where their son Kurt was born in 1965, Bahrain where she gave birth to her daughter Lisa in 1970, Israel, Italy and Germany. As an educator, Anita taught school in Illinois, the Philippines and in Bahrain, as well as tutoring English to two of the daughters of the Bahraini Royal Family. In addition, she was a substitute teacher in Italy, Germany and Virginia. Anita was a model Navy wife and the CEO of the home. She was known for her exceptional entertaining skills, as well as her collection of strawberries. In total, she traveled to over 100 countries and all seven continents. Anita is survived by her husband, CAPT USN Robert G. Juengling (Retired), her daughter, Lisa Hayes (Jerry) of Ashburn, her grandchildren, Kyle (Courtney) and Kelly Hayes and Elizabeth and Robert Juengling. She was predeceased by her son, CAPT USN (S) Kurt William Juengling. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Tunnels to Towers for the selfless 9/11 first responders (t2t.org
), Fisher House (www.fisherhouse.org
) which provides lodging for families at military and VA hospitals around the world or St. David's Episcopal Church of Ashburn (sdlife.org
). A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at St. David Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA with a reception to follow. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Please visit obituaries and tribute wall at www.ompsfuneralhome.com
Published by The Washington Post on Aug. 8, 2021.