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Ellen (nee Altes) Kuergeleis

October 19, 1925 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 95)


Ellen Kuergeleis, nee Altes, 95, of Waterloo, IL, died November 8, 2020, in Red Bud, IL. She was born October 19, 1925, in Wartburg, IL.

She is survived by her children Thomas H. (Susan) Kuergeleis and Bonnie (Steve Thom) Kuergeleis; grandchildren Amy (Joshua) Mistler, Jennifer Kuergeleis, Amanda (Matthew) Buhr, and Caleb (Amber) Thom; great grandchildren Molly Mistler, Jameson Mistler, Meredith Mistler, Margaret Buhr, Mary Buhr, and Charlotte Buhr; sister Melba Asselmeier; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Ellen is preceded in death by her husband Arnold L. Kuergeleis; parents Sylvester & Amanda (nee Nagel) Altes; and brother Vernon Altes.
She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ - Maeystown

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. John's UCC - Maeystown

Private family services will be held.

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