Merdell L. Haberl, nee Mueller, 91, of Waterloo, IL, died March 19, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born July 25, 1927, in Renault, IL.
She is survived by her children Kurt (Ann) Haberl, Chris (Judy) Haberl, Ken (Melanie) Haberl, Brian (Marilyn) Haberl, Jeff (Gina) Haberl, and Karen (Kent) Jones; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters and brother Aleda Doelitzsch, Lynn (Homer) Kerr, Evie Heldt, Ermett (Lena Maude) Mueller, and Karen (Neal) Rabe; sisters-in-law Emma Jean Helfrich and Joyce (Stanley) Lehr; brother-in-law Jerry Haberl; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Merdell is preceded in death by her husband Wilbert C. Haberl; parents Herman W. & Dora (nee Offermann) Mueller; grand daughter Erika Christine Haberl; great grandson William Daniel Foster; brother Marvin Mueller; and sister Verna Theobald.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo.
She retired as the head cook at SS Peter & Paul Catholic School cafeteria where she had worked for 17 years. Her greatest joy was raising her 6 children and being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Immanuel Lutheran Church
or SS Peter and Paul Tuition Assistance Fund
9 AM to 11 AM Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church
11 AM Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL