Carl Mindrup

Alhambra | Saturday, September 10 2022 |

Carl Mindrup, age 102 of Alhambra, IL, died Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra, IL.

He was born on Tuesday, April 13, 1920, in Mount Olive, IL, the son of Carl and Esther (nee Henschen) Mindrup.

On Saturday, October 5, 1946, he married Esther C. Mindrup nee Reckmann at Alhambra, IL, who passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2002.

He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Alhambra, IL and American Legion Post #1147, Alhambra, IL.

Carl R. "Bob" Mindrup was born in Macoupin County, outside of Mt. Olive, IL. He was inducted into the US Army, November 1941, two weeks prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served active duty overseas in the Pacific and European Theatres; honorably discharged, October 4, 1945. Once back home he then worked for Highland Box Board, Wagner Electric and Gehrig's Store. He retired from Gehrig's Store, in 1982, as a truck driver, delivering propane gas all over the local area for 25 years. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking. Mr. and Mrs. Mindrup built their house on the east end of Alhambra, where they lived most of their lives.

Survivors include: Children - Ruth Ann Monk, Manteno, IL; Dorothy Wohl, Saint Petersburg, FL; Juanita Mindrup, Mesa, AZ; John (Merilee) Mindrup, Alhambra, IL; Grandchildren - Cory (Dennie) Mortensen; Tyler Mindrup; Nicole (Andy) Gilley; Steven (Julie) Monk; Melissa Monk; Jamie (Russ) Ludwig; Billy Wohl; Jennifer Wohl; Sister - Edna Wiss, Vandalia, IL

He was preceded in death by: Father - Carl H. Mindrup - Died 1988; Mother - Esther A. Mindrup (nee Henschen) - Died 1969; Wife - Esther C. Mindrup (nee Reckmann) - Died 12/04/2002, Alhambra, IL; Children - Dale Robert Mindrup - Died 3/24/2017; Joyce Metzger - Died 3/7/2000; James Edwin Mindrup - Died at 6 months; Kenneth Mindrup - Died 5/23/2015; Grandchild - Eric Selbst; Siblings - Harold Mindrup; Lila Reckmann - Died 7/26/2020; Madeline Eyman; Doris Mayfield; Anna Marie Thacker - Died 10/03/06

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.

Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.

Interment will be at Salem Cemetery in Alhambra, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ or Salem Cemetery.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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