Margaret A. Gudenkauf, 84, Orangeville, Illinois died at 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at home surrounded by her family.
Born December 4, 1928 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Koenig) Summer. Married Arnold J. Gudenkauf in Rockford, Illinois on April 11, 1953. Member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Durand, Illinois. She was a former Orangeville School Board member for over eight years. She graduated from Winnebago High School, Class of 1946.
Survivors include husband, Arnold Gudenkauf, Orangeville, Illinois; daughters, Karen Gudenkauf, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Jean (Jerry) Gadamus, Iola, Wisconsin and Joan (Michael) Schollmeier, Decatur, Illinois; son, Jim (Sandra) Gudenkauf, Wheaton, Illinois; grandson, Eric; brother Phillip (Carolyn) Summer, Winnebago, Illinois and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Joseph, daughter Anne and brother Leonard Summer.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2013 in St. Mary Catholic Church, 602 West Main Street, Durand, Illinois with Msgr. Eric Barr officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Pecatonica, Illinois. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home, 101 Main Street, Durand, Illinois from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, March 17 with a scripture service to be held at 5:00 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Heartland Hospice, 6885 Vistagreen Way, Rockford, IL 61107.
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