Mrs. Wunderlich was very active with St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, and most recently Concordia United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL. She enjoyed singing and was a member of both the St. Paul UCC Choir and the Concordia United Church of Christ Choir. She taught vacation bible school, was a member of the church counsels, the Women’s Day Fellowship, and countless others. Mrs. Wunderlich was involved in the Boy Scouts Troop 66, and various PTAs at both Jefferson Elementary School and Whiteside Elementary School. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved being there for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Albert R. Wunderlich, whom she married on May 3, 1952, and who died on January 17, 2020; a son, Albert L. Wunderlich; her parents, LeRoy and Mildred, nee Nevill, Triefenbach; and a sister, Donna (Fred) Collins.
Surviving are three children, Mark (Rita) Wunderlich, Mary Ann (Jim) Rafferty, and John Wunderlich; a daughter-in-law, Yvonne Wunderlich; seven grandchildren, Carrie (Justin) Brown, James (Annie) Rafferty, Matthew (Shelley) Wunderlich, Michael Wunderlich, Rachel (Matt) Hausmann, Brian Rafferty, and Michael O’Brien; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Ella Brown, Aubrey and Brayden Rafferty, and Thomas and Emma Wunderlich; a brother, Lee Triefenbach; and a sister-in-law, Madeline Moore.
Memorials may be made to Concordia United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, or to “Wunderlich’s Wonderland”, which you can find on GoFundMe or make checks payable to Franklin Elementary School, for the new playground. 301 North Second Street, Belleville, IL, 62220. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Concordia United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL.
Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.