Leona Jung

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Leona K. Jung, nee Ahlers, 92, of Freeburg, IL, born June 12, 1930, in Freeburg, IL, died Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at her residence.

Mrs. Jung was a secretary and retired from Reliable Loan Corporation, Belleville, IL. Her life was devoted to her husband and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Eunice, nee Wilderman, Ahlers; two sisters, Dorothy Griebel and Wilma Lentz; and a brother, Alvin Ahlers.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Ronald J. Jung, whom she married on May 21, 1950; a daughter, Brenda (Don) Vogel of Freeburg, IL; four grandchildren, Zebulon (Paige) Moake, Alecia Hammen, Delaina (Jake) Root, Shawn (Amy) Moake; ten great-grandchildren, Aurora Moake, Zane Moake, Landrie Moake, Emmett Hammen, Vincent Hammen, Ashlyn Hammen, Bennett Root, Levi Root, Justin Moake, and Jessica Moake; a brother, Kenneth (Eleanor) Ahlers; and a sister-in-law, Rose Ahlers.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2023, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

FuneralFuneral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.

Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.



13 Comments on Leona Jung

Ashlyn said : Guest Report Mar 29, 2024 at 1:21 AM

I am just now finding out about this, and it breaks my heart because she was one of the kindest people I had known. I have nothing but the happiest of memories with Leona. It wish I had heard about this sooner.

  • Kirkwood
  • Mo
Scott and Dottie Huwer said : Guest Report Apr 18, 2023 at 7:02 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Deb & Dave Lewis said : Guest Report Apr 17, 2023 at 11:10 AM

Dearest Ron, Brenda and family, Leona was one of a kind, so loving and considerate, and will be sorely missed. So glad we were able to spend more time with her in recent years. Our thoughts, prayers and lots of love go out to you during this difficult time.

  • Waterloo
  • Illinois
Tom Hill said : Guest Report Apr 16, 2023 at 9:18 AM

Sorry for your loss.

  • Freeburg
  • Il
Mary Vielweber said : Guest Report Apr 14, 2023 at 11:02 PM

Brenda and family, So very sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort in the coming days.

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Mark Stehl said : Guest Report Apr 14, 2023 at 9:33 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Jung family and their friends during this most difficult time. Ronnie and Leona have been the best neighbors anyone could ever ask for. Will miss our longtime neighbor. 🙏🏻

  • Freeburg
  • IL
glenn w walker said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 10:24 PM

Deepest Sympathy

  • freeburg
  • IL
Jen and Nick Vogel said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 8:44 PM

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of such a wonderful lady. We loved Leona so much and will miss seeing her lovely smile. Leona always gave the best hugs. Love, Nick and Jen Vogel

  • Columbia
  • MO
Christopher Bugnitz said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 8:28 PM

Sending lots of love from the Bugnitz family. She was a great person who will be missed.

  • Columbus
  • OH
stocktonsteven1@gmail.com said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 6:36 PM

Such an amazing and sweet woman! She will be missed by many. Love you Mom (Brenda) and Zeb!

  • Portland
  • Oregon
Janice Jung and John Davis said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 5:15 PM

Dearest Ronnie, Brenda and family, We are holding you in our hearts during this challenging time. We feel so lucky to have met Onie as we did and feel so fortunate that you all are family.

  • Bellingham
  • Washington
Warren and Donna Schenewerk said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 4:47 PM

We will truly miss Aunt Leona. Our deepest condolences.

  • Freeburg
  • Illinois
Jerry & Mary Anne Downen said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2023 at 3:42 PM

Ronnie, Brenda & Zeb. You are in our thought and prayers. We will miss our neighbor.

  • Freeburg
  • IllinoisRinnie

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