June 11, 1929 - May 2, 2022
Mary Margaret “Margi” Mortell, age 92, of Kankakee passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at her home. She was born June 11, 1929 in Lafayette, IN, the daughter of Walter & Mary Rita (Maunsell) Eberle. Margi married Donald E. Mortell on February 23, 1952 at St. Lawrence Church in Lafayette, IN. Margi was a homemaker. She attended Purdue University and had also worked at the University. She was a member of the Kankakee Kultivators, where she held various offices including president, served on the St. Mary’s Auxillary Board, and was past president of the Women’s Western Golf Association. Margi was also a member of the Kankakee Country Club, the Olympia Fields Country Club, the Thunderbird Country Club and had been past Club Champion at all three clubs. She enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, cooking, and entertaining. First and foremost, she was devoted to her family. Margi was a parishioner of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kankakee. Surviving are her husband, Donald E. Mortell of Kankakee; two sons, Michael & Tamara Mortell of Jupiter, FL and David & Nanette Mortell of Chicago; five daughters, Susan & Jerry Hebda of Sandy Springs, GA, Judy & Mark Ottolin of Wheaton, Debbie Davis of Wheaton, Nancy & John Lewis of Chicago, and Donna & Bill Ketcik of Oak Park; twenty-two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louise Lods of Lafayette, IN and Rita & Lynn Cooper of Bonita Springs, FL; and one brother, Robert & Susie Eberle of Lafayette, IN. Mary is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John Eberle; and two sisters, Bernadette Lux and Elizabeth Zames. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kankakee. Rev. John Peeters will celebrate the Mass. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kankakee. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kankakee.
Mary Margaret “Margi” Mortell, age 92, of Kankakee passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at her home. She was born June 11, 1929 in Lafayette, IN, the daughter of Walter & Mary Rita (Maunsell) Eberle. Margi married Donald E. Mortell on... View Obituary & Service Information
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