Eleanor Pingel

Sunday, October 12, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eleanor E. Pingel, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor.

She was born July 6, 1916, at Perry County, daughter of Carl and Hattie Bergman Wirth. She and Linus A. Pingel were married on May 11, 1939. He died Feb. 14, 1999.

Pingel was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Parish and the VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter; Kathleen M. Pingel of Perryville; two sons, John A. Pingel of Perryville and Jim L. Pingel of Hillsboro, Mo.; a sister, Irene Zoellner of San Diego, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, two sisters and a brother.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. Parish wake service will be at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue from 6:30 to 11:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, with Rev. William Thess officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.