Patricia Ruth Cunningham, age 79, of Wonder Lake, died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at her home.
She was born June 18, 1931 in Chicago to Francis and Ruth (Sauer) McDonald.
A resident of Wonder Lake for the past 21 years, she was formerly of Buffalo Grove. She was employed as a secretary for several years at Rexnord Mfg. in Wheeling.
She was a member of the Wonder Lake Bible Church in Wonder Lake.
Enjoyments included reading, baking, cooking, and organizing family gatherings.
Survivors include six children, Lynne Fiumetto, Kitty (Ted) Bandur, Gary (Gail) Cunningham, Edwin (Doreen) Cunningham, Jerry Cunningham, Marybeth (Matthew) Hoffman; 16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, two sisters, Penny (Jim) McNiff and Pamela Gaffga; and a brother, John (Helen) McDonald.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, on October 29, 1984.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will continue Wednesday, June 8, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Wonder Lake Bible Church, 7511 Howe Road, Wonder Lake, IL 60097.
Interment will be in Ringwood Cemetery, Ringwood.
Memorials to St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital would be appreciated.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com.