Mary Therese Mitan, nee Fenaia, 78, of Valmeyer, IL, died December 5, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born March 8, 1941, in East St. Louis, IL.
She is survived by her husband Alex J. Mitan Sr.; children Andrew (Carla) Mitan, Anthony (Courtney) Mitan, James Mitan, Marie (Marc) Friedman, and Kathy (Chris) Laidlaw; grandchildren Allie, Ben, Alec, and Connor Mitan, Harvey and Fiona Laidlaw, Will and Emmaline Friedman; brothers-in-law Kasimier Mitan and Marion Mitan; sisters-in-law Wanda Mitan, Candy Mitan, and Pat Mitan; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Her greatest joy in life was her family, especially her devoted husband Alex, 6 children and 8 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents Anton P. & Viola C. (nee Hennrich) Fenaia and son Alex J. Mitan Jr.
She was a member of St. Mary's Church - Valmeyer, St. Mary's Choir, Valmeyer Music Boosters, and St. Ann's Altar Sodality.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Mary's Church - Valmeyer
or National Alliance on Mental Illness
4 PM to 8 PM Monday, December 9, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Valmeyer, IL
Father Felix Chukwuma officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL