Marie C. Runkles
Date: Friday, January 6
Time: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy., Wentzville, MO
Date: Saturday, January 7
Time: 10:00 am
St. Patrick Catholic Church, Wentzville, MO 63385
St. Charles Memorial Gardens, St. Charles, MO
Memorial contributions may be made payable to Heartland Hospice, the American Heart Association or as masses to the church in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church. Marie C. Runkles nee Marsch passed away on January 2, 2017, at the age of 92. She is survived by her three sons, Gary L. (Janet) Runkles of Plant City, FL, Martin (Helen) Runkles of Wright City, MO and Raymond Runkles of Wentzville, MO; two daughters, Margaret (Craig) Pailer of Wright City, MO and Jean (George Aaron) Fuerst of Wentzville, MO; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Runkles and parents, Walter Marsch and Amanda Marsch nee Giessmann. Marie was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wentzville, Missouri. She was a volunteer at Mary Martha Thrift Shop in Wentzville and at her church. Marie worked for the Wentzville Garment Factory and GW Fiberglass Company in O'Fallon, Missouri. She enjoyed embroidery, reading, yardwork and being outdoors. Most of all, she greatly loved her family and spending time with them. Marie was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.