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Theresa Lynn Birkner

December 1, 1976 — November 19, 2022

Red Bud, IL

Theresa Lynn Birkner, 45, of Red Bud, IL, died November 19, 2022, in Red Bud, IL. She was born December 1, 1976, in Red Bud, IL.

    She is survived by her children Zachary Gonstal and Grace Gonstal; fiance Tommy Neisz; 16 sisters and brothers Dona (Larry) Toenjes, Lee (Linda) Birkner, Linda (Gerald) Grahlherr, Gary (Patty) Birkner, Patty Brinkmann, Fay (Gary) Skaer, Dale Birkner, Marilyn Brinkmann, Keith (DeDe) Brinkmann, Kathleen (Curt) Middendorf, Nora Hartmann, Tom (Tammy) Brinkmann, Gail (Benny) Cockrell, Louis (Tammy) Birkner, Gary (Debra) Brinkmann, and Carl Birkner; father of her children Jay (Sierra) Gonstal; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.

    She is preceded in death by her parents Leo Oscar & Anetha (nee Bequette) Birkner.

    Theresa was born in the Catholic Faith and was a strong believer in God. She enjoyed gardening, costume jewelry, bingo, dancing, and believed the best gift she could give the world was her kids.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
The Hope School in Springfield, IL

Memorial Visitation:
    3 PM until time of service Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home

Celebration of Life:
    6 PM Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
    Private Interment at a later date at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL

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