Ann E. Mensinger
July 31, 1921 - July 11, 2017
Ann E. Mensinger, 95, a resident of Plainfield, IL since 1957, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2017 at Lakewood Nursing Center in Plainfield, IL. She was born on July 31, 1921 in Bond County, IL.
Ann is survived by her loving children, Illa (the late Stephen) Thirsk of Cheyenne, WY, Delores Mensinger of Plainfield, IL, Dorothy Mensinger of San Jose, CA and Robert Mensinger of Plainfield, IL; her cherished grandchildren, Alan Thirsk, Erin (Robert) Thirsk Tuftee and Kelli (Donald) Thirsk Capie; as well as her nieces, Suzanne Veverka, Marsha Rice, Alice Bilton and Diane Bily. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Emil Mensinger in 1994; her parents, Walter and Jesse Steele; and her siblings, Helen Stecker and Lawrence Steele; and her nephew, Henry Stecker.
Ann enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family. She cherished the countless memories of the family camping trips all over the United States and Canada. She was a longtime faithful member of Peace Lutheran Church, Plainfield. Ann will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be Monday, July 17, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 18, at 10:00 AM at Peace Lutheran Church, 24024 W. Main St., Plainfield. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Joliet, IL.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Ann's life, memorials to Peace Lutheran Church would be greatly appreciated.