1922 Mardell 2019

Mardell Bowald

July 14, 1922 — March 11, 2019

Mardell Bowald

Roanoke - Mardell L. Bowald, 96, of Roanoke, IL, passed away at 4:33 am on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

She was born on July 14, 1922 in Roanoke, IL to Elmer and Marie Sutter Blunier. She married Richard L. Bowald on October 7, 1945 in Roanoke. He passed away on October 7, 2006.

Surviving are her five daughters, Donna (Brent) Pflederer of Morton, IL; Marj (Larry) Moritz of Naples, FL; Peggy (Howard) Bessette of Earlville, IL; Bev (Douglas) Miller of Mackinaw, IL; Lori (Vic) Zimmerman of Monticello, IL; two brothers, Wilmer Blunier of Roanoke; Robert Blunier of Murphy, NC; four sisters, Erma Moser, Rachel (Rich) Leman both of Roanoke; Gladys (Dick) Haefli of Peoria; Dorothy (Charles) Leman of Farmington Hills, MI; 11 grandchildren, Erika Pflederer, Tara (Rich) Ross; Lisa (Joe) Miller, Terry (Heather) Moritz; Casey (Natalie) Klaus, Amanda (Paul) Hahn; Tyler, Evan Miller; Luke, Ryan, Noah Zimmerman; and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Harlow; Edward; Gaylord Blunier; and six sisters, Mildred Hoerr; Ann Sauder; Merna Koch; Phyllis Schacherbauer; Melba Hangartner; and Mary Lou Grimm.


Always giving of herself, Mardell volunteered her time for the Apostolic Christian World Relief and at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home. She loved china painting and crafting and put these talents to use for many years at the nursing home fund raising bazaar.

Mardell loved spending time with her family and enjoyed helping Dick on the family farm and gardening. She had her pilots license and enjoyed her many travel adventures with Dick and the family throughout the years.


Mardell was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday evening at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke and from 9-9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Online condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnonsharris.com

Visitation

MAR 15. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Visitation

MAR 16. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

MAR 16. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

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