Theresa Marie Biesenthal
Theresa M. Biesenthal, 81, of Mt. Olive, passed away at 10:00 pm on Saturday, December 5, 2015 in Gillespie, IL. She was born March 6, 1934 in Springfield to Frank and Nellie Kohlrus. She married Carl W. Biesenthal on September 20, 1958 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Springfield and he survives. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Donna Kinzora; one sister, Mary Lazar and one brother, Frank Kohlrus.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Stephens; six granddaughters and 12 great grandchildren.
She retired in 1987 from Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL and they moved to Lake Ka Ho in Mt. Olive, IL.
Theresa loved to bowl and fish and loved very much being with her grandchildren. She was very much an animal lover especially her cat “Bootsie”.
Visitation: 5:00-7:00 pm, Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Friday, December 11, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Joe Eby officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society or Animal Protective League.