Maria Toeppich, age 91, of McHenry, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, at Fox Point Senior Community in McHenry.
She was born March 5, 1924 in Yugoslavia to Oscar and Anna (Foydl) Lenhardt. Maria came to the United States in 1951 through Ellis Island to Des Plaines, where her sponsor was located.
Most recently she lived at Fox Point for over two years, and formerly lived in Huntley, Crystal Lake, and Mt. Prospect. For the majority of her lifetime, Maria was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and sewing, and loved the companionship of her dog.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda (Helmut) Michalko of Crystal Lake, a grandson, Karl; and a great-grandson, Chase; her sister Hilda Lothary of Largo, FL; a nephew, Gunther (Sue) Lothary of gulf Port, FL; two great-nephews, Steve (Suzanne) Lothary, Kevin Lothary; and a great-great-niece, Olivia.
Maria was preceded in death by her husband, Heinz, on January 19, 2015; and her son, Siegfried, in 1971.
Visitation and services are private at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com to leave her family an on-line condolence message.