June Dorothy Dannenberg, 91, of rural Newark, Ill. passed Friday morning Oct. 5, 2018 at her home.
June was born June 14, 1927 in Aurora, Ill. to Frank & Genevieve (Roach) Vickroy. She was joined in marriage to Ralph William Dannenberg on Feb. 10, 1949 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aurora, Ill. Ralph passed May 11, 2006. She was a nursing graduate of the St. Charles Hospital School of Nursing and had worked all her adult life as a Registered Nurse at the Copley Hospital, the office of Dr. Porter in Aurora, Ill. and retired from the Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion. She was a faithful member of the Fox River Lutheran Church, a member of the LaSalle County Farm Bureau but the focus of her life was her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great-great granddaughter.
She is survived by her two sons, Richard (Dolores) Dannenberg of Sheridan, Gerald (Andrea) Dannenberg of Mineral Point; seven grandchildren, Marc (Kelly) Dannenberg of Newark, Ill., Brent (Sandra) Dannenberg of Leland, Bruce (Kristi) Dannenberg of Mineral Point, Daniel (Ashley) Dannenberg of Mineral Point, Peter (Amana) Dannenberg of Sandwich, Ill., Anastasia Dannenberg of Mineral Point, Laurianna Dannenberg of Mineral Point; thirteen great grandchildren, Calyn (Rafael JR) DeHonor, Courtney, Zane, McKena, Gavin, Robbie, Hailee Fae, Isabella, Jacob, Sawyer, Tucker, Max, Wyatt Dannenberg; her great-great granddaughter, Adalyn DeHonor; her sister, Rita Adams of Virginia, a brother, Tom (Joanne) Vickroy of Aurora, Ill., her sister-in-law Ester Thom of Aurora, Ill. and Ashley Conrad a dear young lady that became family.
June was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ralph Dannenberg, a brother, Richard Vickroy, brother-in-laws Dick Thom, Don Adams and Stan Gramstad and a sister-in-law Francis Gramstad
Visitation was held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at the Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. U.S. Rt. 52, Sheridan, Ill., 60551. The funeral was held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Pastor Kevin Garner officiating. Interment was at the Fox River Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Marc Dannenberg, Brent Dannenberg, Bruce Dannenberg, Daniel Dannenberg, Peter Dannenberg Derek Behrens and Michael Herring. Honorary pallbearers were Robbie Dannenberg, Gavin Dannenberg and Zane Dannenberg.
Memorials may be directed to the Fox River Lutheran Church or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Dept. 41831, PO Box 650309, Dallas, Texas, 75265
Arrangements here entrusted the Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home Ltd. in Newark, Ill.. Phone 815-695-5131. For more information or to sign the guest book visit www.dunnfamilyfuneralhome.com.