We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 27, 2004 for 95-year-old
Mathilda Mantei of Chester, IL who passed away Friday, October 22, 2004 at
Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.
Born October 1, 1909 in Tuscola, IL, the daughter of Rev. Robert and
Louise (Herrmann) Krenzien. She married Sigmund Stermer on August 31, 1929
in Benton Harbor, MI and he preceded her in death. She then married Edward
Mentei on December 18, 1979 in St. Joseph, MI and he also preceded her in
Survivors include one daughter, Louise Liefer of Chester, IL. Four
grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.
Her parents, husbands, three brothers and two sisters preceded her in
Friends are calling after 5pm Tuesday, October 26, 2004 at the Schroeder
McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Mathilda Mantei will be Wednesday, October 27, 2004
at 10am at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Mark Willig and
Vicar David Kern officiating. Burial will be at North Shore Memorial Gardens
in St. Joseph, MI on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 10am.
Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church’s Debt Fund, the
Lutheran Hour or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.