Sister Imogene Jung, 87, of Centerville, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
She was born the daughter of Clarence Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Krull) Jung Nov. 16, 1926 in Clarksdale, Missouri. Imogene graduated high school in 1944, then continued her education and worked many years in elementary teaching and home care.
Sister Imogene eventually made Centerville her home in 2004. She developed numerous friendships throughout the Centerville community, especially with parishioners at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville. Imogene loved helping people, teaching, cooking and had a passion for flowers and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Mary Dorine.
Imogene is survived by a sister, Marjorie Hinkle; a niece, Catherine Roark; cousins, Byron (Saretta) Jung and Virginia (William) Karl; and a dear friend, Sister Mary Anne.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville with Father Bill Hubmann officiating. A visitation will take place at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time. Following the service, Sister Imogene will be cremated and an inurnment will take place at a later date in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Easton, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Centerville 18-80 Club, St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to HCI (formerly known as Hospice of Central Iowa) and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa 52544.
Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.