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Veronica "Ronnie" (Chaklos) Pintar

September 29, 1925 ~ November 8, 2018 (age 93)

Name: Veronica "Ronnie"  Pintar 
Age: 93
Address: Benld, Illinois formerly of Mt. Olive, Illinois
Died: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:30 pm  Place: Heritage Health of Gillespie, Gillespie Illinois
Born: September 29, 1925  Place: Mt. Olive, IL
Father: the late:  Joseph Chaklos
Mother: the late:  Mary Lassic Chaklos
Spouse:    Her 1st marriage  to Leo Bernard Costello on March 1, 1945 in the Holy Trinity Church, Mt. Olive,   he died April 6, 1964.  Her 2nd marriage was to Felix Bernard Pintar  in Carlinville, Illinois, he died November 20, 1991.
Schooling:  She attended Holy Trinity Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1944.
Church: A member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, now St. John Paul II, and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
Occupation:   She owned and operated Slug's Tavern, Benld, Illinois for 30 years.
Organizations: 50 Year Member of the Croation Lodge // Mt. Olive Senior Citizens  // Gillespie Senior Citizens
Interests: Loved playing cards  //  Cooking at family get togethers
Survivors: 1 Son: James (Christine) Costello of Mount Olive, IL // 1 Daughter: Marie (Larry) Jourden of Arnold, MO // 1 Nephew: John (Julie) Yates of Mt. Olive, IL // 2 Grandchildren, Megan & Ethan Jourden // 1 Step-Grandson:  James (Leann) DeMartini. // Son-in-law; Denny DeMartini.
Preceded in Death: 2 Husbands, Leo Bernard Costello &  Felix Bernard Pintar //  Parents: Joe & Mary Lassic Chaklos // 1 Daughter: Vicki  DeMartini // 2 Brothers: Mike (Harriet) Chaklos and John Chaklos // 1 Sister:  Mary (Joe) Yates.

Visitation: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:30 am  until the time of service at 10:00 am  Saint John Paul II Catholic Church, formerly Holy Trinity Catholic Church,
 Memorial Mass:  10:00 A.M.  Saturday, November 17, 2018, St. John Paul II Catholic Church, Mt. Olive,  
Her body has been donated to Washington University School of Medicine.
Clergy: Father Thomas Hagstrom and Father Larry Anschutz
Music:  Organist, Amy Dragovich will accompany the choir led by Carolyn Massinelli on "Only a Shadow", "Ava Maria", "& "Just a Closer Walk With Thee".
Memorials:  Holy Trinity Cemetery. C/O Becker & Son Funeral Home 221 South Poplar Street, Mt. Olive, Illinois 62069
Lunch:  for family and friends will be held at St. John Paul II Hall served by the ladies of the  Altar and Rosary Society.
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.

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