Mary K. Pergler, 91, of Crystal Lake died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Wauconda Healthcare.
She was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Chicago to Wladyslaw and Helena (Gawryl) Zaucha. She married John Pergler in 1946 in Chicago.
She worked as a secretary for the Nunda Township tax assessor and worked on the first teletype in the county for the Crystal Lake Herald.
She was a long time parishioner and very active at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church where she served as Eucharistic Minister, volunteered at the parish festivals and worked at Little Christopher Shoppe. She loved gardening, working in her yard and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children Pat (Thomas) Thorsen, Rich Pergler, Bob (Carrie) Pergler; grandchildren Chris, Natalie, John; and her sister Tosh.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband John, brothers Teddy and Walter Zaucha, sisters Helen, Emily and Camille.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday, Nov. 30, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake.
Interment will follow in Crystal Lake Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. More information is available from Querhammer and Flagg Family Funeral Home.