Anna F. Runyon, 87, of Riverton died at 2:27 pm, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born November 23, 1923 in Riverton, Illinois to Arthur A. and Anna J. Kenny Saner. She married Willard “Wimpy” Runyon on January 22, 1948 and he preceded her in death on March 6, 1970. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Arthur “Buddy” and Jerome Saner and one sister Katherine C. Fanale.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas W. (Sally) Runyon and Michael J. (Vicky) Runyon both of Riverton; six grandchildren, Thomas Runyon, Alicia Tallman, Michael (Fiancé’ Jamie) Runyon, Gregory Runyon, Dana (Alex) Lyons and Pam (Steve) Kerber; Eleven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; one sister Ellen S. Beam of Riverton and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Anna was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Riverton. She retired from the Village of Riverton where she worked as an accountant/bookkeeper.
Visitation: 8-9 am, Monday, May 9, 2011 at St. James Church in Riverton
Funeral Mass: 9 am, Monday, May 9, 2011 at St. James Church in Riverton with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clear Lake Township Food Pantry.