Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Ula E. Krutsinger, 88, of Mahomet passed away on October 11, 2021, at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Ula was born on May 23, 1933, in Kinmundy, Illinois to parents, James Frederick (Fred) and Zetta Burkett.
Ula married her high school sweetheart, Clark Krutsinger, on December 23, 1950, when she was seventeen years old. After briefly living on the East Coast, while Clark was in the Army, they returned to Illinois where they built the family home in Mahomet. They lived there together until she passed away.
Ula worked as a legal secretary for Mitchem, Hendricks & Aldeen in Champaign-Urbana. She and Clark enjoyed gardening and working around their house. She loved to sew and cook for her family and friends. She was an avid bird watcher. In her later years, she spent her free time crocheting. She was an active member of Stratford Park Bible Chapel in Champaign. She had a wry sense of humor and a very big heart.
Ula is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Zetta; sisters, Virginia and Delores; and grandson, Jonathon.
Ula’s immediate family include her husband, Clark; children, Kathy and her husband Tim, Dennis and his wife Amy; grandchildren, Jacki and husband Stephen, Jodi and husband Anthony, Joshua and wife Kelly, Amanda, Ethan and Emily; and great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Sydnei, Madison, Tessa, Morgan and Emmerson.
Ula will be missed by her family and friends.
Services will be held at the Renner-Wikoff funeral home on October 17, 2021, with a visitation from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and a funeral service immediately thereafter. Following the services, a dinner celebrating her life will be held at Stratford Park Bible Chapel.