Mrs. Garland was a teaching assistant at Freeburg Community Grade School District #70 for 22 years before her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Emiel and Mildred, nee Kleber, Mehrmann; two sisters, Ethel Mehrmann and Elvera Morzinski; and a brother, Robert Mehrmann.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Dennis Garland whom she married on September 9, 1964;
a daughter, Victoria (Michael) Staub of Millstadt, IL;
two sons, John Garland (Lisa Kokotovich) of Freeburg, IL, and Joseph (Angeline) Garland of Belleville, IL;
eight grandchildren, Garret Garland, Elizabeth Staub, Mikaela Staub, Grace Staub, Ryan Garland, Payton Garland, Lilian Garland, and Abbigail Garland;
two sisters, Mary Weldele and Helen (Vernon) Mueller, both of Millstadt, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to Family Hospice for all their amazing care and guidance.
Memorials may be made to Family Hospice or to St. Paul’s Cemetery Perpetual Care. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing and a limited number of visitors at any one time, will be observed.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
Burial will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.