Mildred E. Simon
Genoa City, Wisc. – Mildred E. Simon, age 91, of Genoa City and formerly of McHenry, passed away August 19, 2007 at Burr Oak Manor in Genoa City, Wisconsin.
She was born July 19, 1916 in New Castle, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Sarah (Druschel) Carson. On February 2, 1963 she married Emil Charles Simon who preceded her in death on August 5, 1999.
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Mildred moved to Chicago in her early years. In 1963 she moved to McHenry. She was a longtime member of McHenry Country Club, and a faithful viewer of ABC channel 7. Mildred loved to play the piano. She performed in many theatrical shows and at Andrea’s Steakhouse in Richmond. Mildred also took part in a McHenry Seniors Pageant in which she placed second. She was a doting grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Johnrae (Elaine) Earl of Casselberry, Florida; five grandchildren, Pamela (Patrick) Hart of Genoa City, WI., Kim Martz of Wonder Lake, John (Sue) Earl of Burke, VA, Karen (Michael) Collier of Sanford, FL, and Steven Earl of Orlando, FL; 11 great-grandchildren, Kevin, David, Justin, Aaron, Jessica, Cassandra, Krystal, Heather, Sarah, Zach, and Hope; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Emil; a son Garry Earl on March 22, 2007; her parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
The family will greet friends from 3 p.m. until the 5 p.m. Memorial Service on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, Il 60050. The Rev. Roger Schneider will officiate.
Inurnment in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com