|5/19/2014 10:43:00 AM|
Ann M. Ennenbach, 92, of Peru died May 16, 2014, in Heritage Health Nursing Home, Peru.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary’s Church, Peru with the Rev. William Gardner, pastor, and the Rev. Harold Datzman, O.S.B., officiating. Burial will follow at St. Vincent’s Cemetery, La Salle.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today in Mueller Funeral Home, Peru with recital of the rosary at 3:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
She was born Aug. 12, 1921, in La Salle to Frank and Mary (Zokal) Vogrinc. In January 1956, she wed Peter J. Ennenbach, a widower with three young children, and they resided in La Salle until his death in July 1984.
She attended St. Roch’s grade school in La Salle and La Salle-Peru Township High School. She graduated from the American Red Cross nurse’s aide program in La Salle in 1944. She worked at Westclox for 16 years prior to her marriage.
She moved to Heritage Health in 2007.
Mrs. Ennenbach was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed baking, especially potica and cookies, gardening, singing in the church choir and caring for her family and friends. She was a member of St. Joseph/Resurrection Church Altar and Rosary Society in La Salle, St. Bede Mothers Club and Slovene National Benefit Society.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Jo (John Jr.) Gehant of West Brooklyn; two stepsons, Joseph (Maryann) Ennenbach of Peru and John Ennenbach of Grayslake; one stepdaughter, Catherine Schmitt of Lombard; 10 grandchildren, Kristen (Rohan) Heron of Chicago, David J. (Rachael) Schweickert of Gilbert, Ariz., Adam Schmitt of Ottawa, Laura (Gary) Zemann of Bloomington, Julie (Adam) Radford of Milwaukee, Wis., Ryan Schmitt of Peru, Neil Ennenbach of Savannah, Ga., Marjorie Ennenbach of Milwaukee, Wis., Adam Kalinowski of Tempe, Ariz., and Anthony Kalinowski of Chicago; seven great-grandchildren, Ella and Demi Schweickert, Elliott and Harper Heron, Miles Radford and Anthony and Sierra Kalinowski; one sister, Tillie Wallace of Washington, W.Va., and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter; three sisters and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family for gifts to charitable institutions significant in Mrs. Ennenbach’s life.
The online guest book may be viewed and condolences shared at www,Mueller
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