|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1942|
|Death: ||Aug. 27, 2009|
From the August 29, 2009 edition of the Dubuque Telegraph Herald
ELIZABETH, Ill. -- Marlene Mary (Uhl) Chunes, 67, of Elizabeth, died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, St. Mary's Church, Elizabeth. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
She was born a twin on April 12, 1942, in Farley, Iowa, daughter of Edward and Verena "Pat" (George) Uhl. She graduated from Elizabeth High School in 1960, and started her work career. She worked as a waitress and legal secretary before starting her employment as a credit adjustor, a position she loved and worked at until her retirement in 2002.
She married Tony Chunes on March 31, 1990, in Blessed Sacrament Church in Springfield.
Marlene was a fun-loving, people person who lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed dancing and traveling to new places. She spent hours with her sister and husband playing cards and dominos and watching her beloved New York Yankees. Marlene also was an avid Snoopy collector.
Surviving are her husband of 19 years, Tony Chunes, of Elizabeth; a son, Allen (Lisa) Eichmeier, of Fountain, Mich., by a previous marriage; two grandchildren, Brandon and Stephanie; a brother, William (Gayle) Uhl, of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Marilyn Berlage, of Elizabeth, Trish (Randy) Krohmer, of Evergreen Park, and Mary (Scott) Lafferty, of Wilmette; a sister-in-law, Susan (Mike) Moser; three stepsons, Brett Chunes, Greg Chunes and Jeff Chunes, all of Springfield; her mother, Pat Uhl, of Elizabeth; her mother-in-law, Lela Chunes, of Springfield; and several nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.
She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Uhl; two brothers, Robert and Thomas; and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Berlage.
Saint Marys Cemetery
Jo Daviess County
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41293282