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Anona M. “Nonie” Junge

Anona M. "Nonie" Junge

Anona Mae “Nonie” Junge, nee Deichmann, 90, of New Athens, IL, born October 29, 1930 in New Athens, IL, passed away on Friday October 15, 2021 at the New Athens Home for the Aged.  She was a homemaker and member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL.

Mrs. Junge was preceded in death by her parents – Ben and Henrietta (Nuernberger) Deichmann, Jr, her beloved husband – Harry J. Junge, who she married on November 14, 1953 at New Athens, IL and who passed away on October 9, 2016, her sister – Francis (the late Merle) Bonebrake and two sisters-in-law – Dorothy and Eileen Junge.

Nonie, as she was known to all, is survived by her four sons – James (Julie) Junge of Chattanooga, TN, Gary (Nancy) Junge, Steve (Terri) Junge and Michael (Pamela) Junge, all of New Athens, IL, ten grandchildren – Stephanie (Ryan) Ahern of Glenn Ellyn, IL, Jessica (Bob) Smith of Smithton, IL, Steven (Tessa) Junge, Jr. of O’Fallon, IL, John (Anne) Junge of Belleville, IL, Dr. Travis (Grace) Junge of St. Louis, MO, Justin (Lindsey) Junge of Freeburg, IL, Nicholas Junge of New Athens, IL, Ben (Hailey) Junge of O’Fallon, IL, Taylor Junge of New Athens, IL and Martin (Kacie) White of New Athens, IL.  Also surviving are her fifteen great-grandchildren – Cole Junge, Regan Ahern, R.J. Ahern, Logan Smith, Lilli Smith, Chase Junge, Austin Junge, Samuel Junge, Camden Junge, Carter Junge, Kinsley Junge, Hayden Junge, Hartley Anona Junge, Savannah White and Grady White and one sister-in-law – Evelyn Junge.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL

Visitation; visiting hours are from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL

Funeral: Services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL with Rev. Lyle Buettner officiating.  Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Greg Kearns says:

    We send our deepest sympathy to all of the Junge family during this difficult time of passage. May God bless and keep you all and give you peace.

  2. Steve and Charlotte Newbold says:

    We extend our sincere sympathy to all the Junge family. She was a very cheerful and friendly person, which she seems to have passed along to you all. We wish you peace in your time of grief.

  3. Jon Hanft says:

    Deepest sympathy to the Junge family from Jon and Ruth Ann Hanft

  4. Michael Hill says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the Junge family, Sincerely, Mike, Lauri, Patti and Randy Hill

  5. My deepest sympathy to all of you. May God grant you peace and strength during this difficult time.

  6. Karen Laflen says:

    My deepest sympathy to you. She was a lovely lady. My parents enjoyed many pinochle games with your mom and dad. I will always remember her great laugh.

    Karen Breithaupt Laflen

  7. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Junge family and their friends during this difficult time. God Bless 🙏🏻

  8. Mike & Connie Smith says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady inside and out. May she rest in the arms of our Lord.

  9. Ron & Kim Hampton says:

    Our condolences to the Junge family. She was a sweet lady.

  10. Cindy Rutemeyer says:

    Sending thoughts and prayers to the family during this difficult time

    Tim and Cindy Rutemeyer

  11. Diane Boschert says:

    Sympathy to the family. She was a special lady. What a blessing for your family. May your memories be in your heart forever. ❤️

  12. Marcia (Range) Owens says:

    Dear Mike:
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I remember her dearly throughout our childhood—from watching her kids play sports, to being a room mother in grade school. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family!

  13. P. J. Gale ( Heintz ) says:

    So sorry to hear this and prayers are sent to the family. She was a fun-loving and gracious woman and a friend to all.

  14. Paula Graham says:

    Dear J J n families! Am sorry to hear of the passing of yur mother. She sounds like she lived a wonderful n had a great family that supported her. Now she can rest from all of life’s weary burdens…love n hugs from yur friends here in Chattanooga….Lisa n Paula

  15. Michael - Mindy Ramey says:

    To all the family, we are so so sorry to learn of Nonie’s passing. She was a sweet lady & will be missed by all. God Bless. Mindy & Michael Ramey

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  1. To all the family, we are so so sorry to learn of Nonie’s passing. She was a sweet lady & will be missed by all. God Bless. Mindy & Michael Ramey

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  2. Dear J J n families! Am sorry to hear of the passing of yur mother. She sounds like she lived a wonderful n had a great family that supported her. Now she can rest from all of life’s weary burdens…love n hugs from yur friends here in Chattanooga….Lisa n Paula

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    • My deepest sympathy to the Junge family. Sincerely, Lori Parks

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  3. So sorry to hear this and prayers are sent to the family. She was a fun-loving and gracious woman and a friend to all.

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  4. Dear Mike:
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I remember her dearly throughout our childhood—from watching her kids play sports, to being a room mother in grade school. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family!

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  5. Sympathy to the family. She was a special lady. What a blessing for your family. May your memories be in your heart forever. ❤️

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  6. Sending thoughts and prayers to the family during this difficult time

    Tim and Cindy Rutemeyer

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  7. Our condolences to the Junge family. She was a sweet lady.

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  8. We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady inside and out. May she rest in the arms of our Lord.

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  9. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Junge family and their friends during this difficult time. God Bless 🙏🏻

    Reply
  10. My deepest sympathy to you. She was a lovely lady. My parents enjoyed many pinochle games with your mom and dad. I will always remember her great laugh.

    Karen Breithaupt Laflen

    Reply
  11. My deepest sympathy to all of you. May God grant you peace and strength during this difficult time.

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  12. Our deepest sympathy to the Junge family, Sincerely, Mike, Lauri, Patti and Randy Hill

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  13. Deepest sympathy to the Junge family from Jon and Ruth Ann Hanft

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  14. We extend our sincere sympathy to all the Junge family. She was a very cheerful and friendly person, which she seems to have passed along to you all. We wish you peace in your time of grief.

    Reply
  15. We send our deepest sympathy to all of the Junge family during this difficult time of passage. May God bless and keep you all and give you peace.

    Reply

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