Madonna Munie

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Madonna Kay Munie, 65, of Belleville, IL, born January 13, 1957, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, June 6, 2022, at Murray Developmental Center, Centralia, IL.

Donna was recorded as one of the oldest living girls with Rett Syndrome in the world. She surpassed the life expectancy of a girl with Rett due to the excellent care she received from her Murray Center Family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin G. and Kathryn C., nee Cooney, Munie; and a sister, Angela Merici Munie.

Surviving are two sisters, Gayle Munie, and Monica (Jan) Sobczak;
three brothers, Thomas (Lana) Munie, Kevin (Lynn) Munie, and Neill (Janet) Munie;
many nieces and nephews;
great-nieces and great-nephews;
extended family;
and her Murray family.

Memorials may be made to Murray Parents Association, in care of Rita Winkler, 1535 West McCord, Centralia, IL, 62801, or to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation at Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

A private burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, at a later date.


7 Comments on Madonna Munie

Julia & Alex Golden said : Guest Report Jun 10, 2022 at 7:26 PM

I pray that God will comfort your hearts during this time. Rest in peace Madonna. Sincerely, The Goldens

  • South Holland
  • IL
Frank & Mildred Vollmer said : Guest Report Jun 09, 2022 at 4:51 PM

So sorry for your loss of Madonna. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • Bellevill
  • IL
Mannil&Indira Ravindranathan said : Guest Report Jun 08, 2022 at 5:26 PM

Heartfelt condolences to family

  • Marion
  • Il
Carol Birk-Woodrum said : Guest Report Jun 07, 2022 at 8:23 PM

My sincere sympathy!

  • Swansea
  • IL
Paul Echele said : Guest Report Jun 07, 2022 at 5:39 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are the Munie family and friends. God bless.

  • St. Charles
  • MO
Wendy Robinson said : Guest Report Jun 07, 2022 at 1:19 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss of Madonna! I know she is heaven dancing with Angie. I loved caring for her every day and will miss her beautiful smile! May God be with your family!❤💔❤

  • Centralia
  • Il said : Guest Report Jun 06, 2022 at 9:10 PM

Our sweet Madonna will be missed. Praying for peace and comfort for her family!

  • Evansville
  • IN

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