Martha L. Rothermel, age 106, of McHenry, died Monday, February 26, 2007 at Valley Hi Nursing Home, Woodstock.
She was born April 14, 1900 in Volo to Michael and Anna (Wirtz) Wagner. On April 21, 1921 she married William Rothermel.
Matha was educated at St. Peter’s Elementary School in Volo. She worked with her husband farming near Lily Lake area and Volo for many years. When her husband began working as a plumber, she worked as a clerk at William Pries Food Store at the corner of Green and Elm Streets in McHenry for over ten years.
She is survived by several nieces and nephew and she was a great aunt and great-great aunt to many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Rothermel on December 25, 1986; her parents; four sisters, Tillie Engeln, Agnes Peterson, Kathryn Paddock, Helen Wegener; and five brothers, John, Joe, Pete, Ted, and Bill Wagner.
The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass on Thursday, March 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1401 Richmond Road, McHenry, IL. 60050
Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery McHenry.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to St. Mary’s Church would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home. For information call 815-385-2400, or send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com