Roanoke- Margaret Anne Ehrnthaller, 87, of Roanoke, IL, passed
away at 9:55 am on Friday December 20, 2013 at the Apostolic
Christian Home of Roanoke.
She was born on October 22, 1926 in Canton, IL to James and
Frances Martin Burch. She married Raymond "Bud" Ehrnthaller
on April 27, 1946 in Peoria, IL. He died on June 11,
Surviving are six daughters, Barbara Klahre of Chandler, AZ; Mary
McKnight of Reno, NV; Carolyn (Gary) Bruce of Roanoke, IL; Betty
(Don) Gavin of Kewanee, IL; Patty (Ben) Milligan of Washington, IL;
Susan (Ken) Doss of Plainfield, IN; one son, John (Rosemary)
Ehrnthaller of Rutland, IL; 14 grandchildren and 17 great
She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond "Bud", her
parents, one son, Jim Ehrnthaller; and three brothers, James Robert
Burch, Bernard Burch, and Roger Burch.
She graduated from Manual High School in 1944 and had worked in
the office at Mervhant's Warehouse in Peoria.
Margaret was a 50 year member of the Home Extension and was a
founding member of the Woodford County Triad.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Roanoke
and was a member of their altar and rosary society.
Margaret was a loving mother who loved her family very much.
She was especially known for her famous apple dumplings.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday December 23 at
St. Joseph Catholic Church. Fr. Neri Greskoviak will
officiate. Visitation will be held from 1-3:45 pm on Sunday
December 22 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke with a
rosary service at 3:45. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery in
Memorial Contributions may be made to Apostolic Christian Home of
Roanoke or to the American Heart Association. Online condolences
may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.
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