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Linda Sue (Ontis) Wangler

July 17, 1948 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 73)



NUTWOOD - Linda (Ontis) Wangler, 73, died at 11:05 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Rosedale, Illinois on July 17, 1948 and was the daughter of James L. and Ella Marie (Isringhausen) Ontis.

A lifelong resident of the Rosedale/Nutwood area, Linda served her community for many years as the Supervisor for Rosedale Township, and later serving as a Trustee.

She married Billy Joe Wangler Sr., on January 21, 1967 in Hardin, and together they shared 38 years of marriage and the joys of raising their four children, until his death on February 17, 2005.

Surviving are her four children and their spouses, Chandra and Joseph Eckert of Nutwood, Pauline and Roger Scott of Fieldon, Billy Joe Wangler Jr., and Roger and Kayce Wangler all of Nutwood; 10 Grandchildren, Becky, Joey, Tyler, Nathan, Katie, Sean, Patrick, Gabriella, Carleigh and Gauge; seven great grandchildren, Zack, Kennedy, Hadley, Kaden, Karter, Clinton, and Clayton; two sisters and a brother in-law, Brenda Bailey of Brighton and Nadine and Doug Gress of Nutwood; two brothers and sisters in-law, Roger and Vicki Ontis of Elsah and Walter "Frosty" and Laura Ontis of Rosedale.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother in-law, Glenn "Corky" Bailey.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rosedale United Methodist Church, with Rev. Phil Grable officiating.

She will be laid to rest in Rosedale Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Rosedale United Methodist Church where she was a member.

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December 29, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crawford Funeral Home
1308 State Highway 109
Jerseyville, IL 62052

Funeral Service
December 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Rosedale United Methodist Church
13579 Rosedale Road
Grafton, IL 62037

Graveside Service
December 30, 2021

Rosedale Cemetery

Rosedale, IL 62037

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