Leona M. Mondt

AVISTON — Leona M. Mondt, 94, of Aviston, died Monday, November 9, 2015, at Aviston Countryside Manor.

She was born April 6, 1921, in Breese, daughter of Adam and Elizabeth (Warnecke) Kohrs. She married Cornelius G. “Corney” Mondt, September 29, 1943, in Breese, and he preceded her in death February 16, 1994.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lou Kluemke and husband Dennis, of Carlyle; daughter-in-law, Sandra Mondt, of Aviston; seven grandchildren, David Mondt, Dan Mondt and wife Donna, Sarah Stricker and husband Ryan, Debbie Mondt, Keith Kluemke and fiance Lynn Billhartz, Kevin Kluemke and wife Lori, and Kyle Kluemke and fiance Betsy Emerick; six great-grandchildren, Travis and Amber Mondt, Nolan and Aiden Kluemke, and Regan and Riley Kluemke; and brother-in-law Albert Seiffert, of St. Louis, Mo.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert D. Mondt; granddaughter, Donna Kluemke; sisters, Virginia Feldmann and Rosemarie Seiffert; two brothers Eugene Kohrs and Vincent Kohrs; and sisters-in-law, Olive Kohrs and Marie Kohrs.

Mrs. Mondt was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Francis Parish and Ladies Sodality, CFL, and Clinton County Farm Bureau.

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2015, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston, with Rev. Dan Friedman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery in Aviston.

Friends may call from 5 until; 8 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2015, and from 8 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Nordike Funeral Home in Aviston. A prayer service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may be made to Southern Illinois Hospice, St. Francis Church, or the charity of donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at nordikefuneralhome.com.