Dolores L. Kuhlengel


Dolores L. Kuhlengel, age 90, of Trenton, passed away Saturday, February 14, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Funeral services for 90 year-old Dolores L. Kuhlengel will be Wednesday, February 18, at 11:00 a.m., in the Hope Lutheran Church in Highland. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Stolletown, Illinois. Friends may call Tuesday, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Hope Lutheran Church or St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

She was born March 12, 1924, in Covington, IL, the daughter of Albert C. and Leona (nee Evers) Reinhardt.

On August 25, 1946, she married Ralph William Kuhlengel who passed away on January 31, 2015.

She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Women’s Dorcus Circle and the Quilters at the church.

Dolores was born in Covington, IL, where she grew up. She had worked at the Shoe Factory in Okawville and the Candy Factory in Centralia. After her marriage she worked at Emerson Electric in St. Louis and later as a Cook at Atonement Lutheran School in Florissant, Mo. In 1967 she and her husband moved to rural Clinton County to their farm, where she tended to the everyday duties of the farm wife. She loved to cook and bake. She also loved her vegetable garden and shared her bounty of the garden and baked goods for family, friends and neighbors.

Survivors include:
Son – Dr. Keith R. (Barbara) Kuhlengel, Palmyra, PA
Grandchild – Adrienne K. Kuhlengel, Mountville, PA
Grandchild – Trevor K. Kuhlengel, State College, PA
Sister – Eunice (Clarence) Pries, Okawville, IL
Nieces and Nephews – Several

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Albert C. Reinhardt
Mother – Leona Reinhardt nee Evers
Husband – Ralph W. Kuhlengel died 1/31/15

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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