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Mabel L. Ledendecker

Mrs. Mabel Ledendecker of Liberty Village, formerly of Addieville, departed this life in the Liberty Village Nursing Home in Maryville on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 5:04 p.m. She had attained the age of 94 years and 30 days.

Mabel was born in Covington Township on April 10, 1921, the daughter of Henry and Matilda (nee Toensing) Borgeding. She was united in marriage to Roland Ledendecker in the Salem Evangelical Church in St. Louis on September 28, 1941 and Roland preceded her in death on September 8, 1976.

Mrs. Ledendecker was a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm. She also baked pies for the Eagles Nest Restaurant in Addieville. She was a faithful member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Addieville where she was an active member of the Women’s Guild. She enjoyed baking and quilting and would often quilt at church with her fellow Guild members while also quilting at home. She loved St. Louis Cardinal Baseball and was honored with the opportunity to ride in a car with David Eckstein on the inaugural opening day for the brand new Busch Stadium on her 85th birthday, April 10, 2006.

Left to mourn her passing are her two children, JoAnn Frederking and husband Leo of Glen Carbon, and Danny Ledendecker and wife Wendy of Florissant, Mo.; four grandsons, Kevin Frederking and wife Peggy and Mark Frederking all of Glen Carbon, Craig Frederking and wife Kelly of St. Peters, Mo., and Ryan Ledendecker of Waterloo; three great grandchildren, Tyler, Allison and Riley Frederking; as well as niece, nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Ledendecker; a sister, Norma Jaspering and her husband Wallace; and a sister-in-law, Leona Weeke and her husband Amos.

Funeral services were held at the Zion United Church of Christ in Addieville on Wednesday, May 13 at 11 A.M. with Rev. Bill Groennert officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Zion Women’s Guild or the charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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