In Memoriam : Marien Bornheimer

Marien Bornheimer Marien Agnes Bornheimer - age: 76
(January 20, 1940 to January 04, 2017 )
Resident of Whittington, Illinois

Visitation Information:
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

10:00 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017
St. Joseph Catholic Church
506 West Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Shiloh Cemetery
Whittington, IL

Mrs. Marien Agnes Bornheimer, age 76, of Whittington, passed away at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church of Benton, with Father Urban Osuji officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery near Whittington. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, where a Rosary Service will be conducted at 8:00 p.m.

Mrs. Bornheimer was born January 20, 1940 in Wausau, WI, the daughter of Joseph Lewandowski and Leona (Kordus) Lewandowski. She married Robert Cyril Bornheimer on October 1, 1960, and he survives.

Marien's working career was in Bookkeeping and Accounting.

She enjoyed crafts, especially making Memorial Day flowers. She had a love and passion for pets, and rescued many. And also enjoyed cooking large meals for family and friends.

Marien was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Benton, and enjoyed being involved with the church.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert C. Bornheimer of Whittington; her son Robert Bornheimer and wife Mary of Trenton, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Mrs. Bornheimer was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters: Netta Soczka, Clara Janz, Lorraine Zdrojewski; and an infant brother.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Marien Bornheimer to the Bornheimer Scholarship Fund with Rend Lake College, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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