Johanna M. Furtwengler

Johanna M. Furtwengler, nee Horstmann, age 90 of Breese, born February 2, 1925 in Wade Twp., a daughter of Herman and Katherine, nee Rohr, Horstmann, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Breese Nursing Home.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Furtwengler, whom she married September 11, 1946 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Beckemeyer and he died March 19, 2002; a son, Doug Furtwengler; a brother, Charles Horstmann; a sister, Florence Weh; and a sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Bertha Horstmann, Harold Weh, and Elmer “Emmie” Deien.

Surviving are her sons, Dale Furtwengler and wife Charlotte of St. Louis, MO and Don Furtwengler and wife Gloria of Petersburg; a daughter-in-law Phyllis Furtwengler of O’Fallon, MO; 2 grandchildren, Dan Furtwengler and wife Julie and Adam Furtwengler and wife Cara; 4 great-grandchildren, Morgan, Johanna, Claire and William; and a sister, Ruth Deien of Breese.

Johanna was a homemaker, a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese, and she enjoyed playing cards.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Chuck Tuttle officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and again on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Memorials can be made to St. Augustine Catholic Church and will be received at the funeral home.

Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230

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