MONTICELLO -- Dr. (Doc) William E. Mundt passed away Friday evening, February 8 at the Piatt County Nursing Home. He was 92. A graduate of Bloomington High School, he graduated from the West Point Military Academy in 1949. He served 4 years as a pilot in the Strategic Air Command. Bill graduated from Washington University's medical school in 1959 and went on to practice medicine in Monticello from 1964-1989. Bill also served as county coroner after leaving private practice.
Bill married Shirley Heil of Maroa, IL in 1949. She predeceased him in 2007. Also predeceasing him were sons, Ed and Bill and daughter, Nancy. Surviving family are his daughter, Susan Cambier, son-in-law Craig and grandson Steve; son-in-law Bob Wisehart, grandchildren Adam and Katie and great-granddaughter, Ava.
Bill was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello, the Rotary Club, the U of I Oratorio Society and Faith in Action. He loved his family, his community and his faith. He and Shirley enjoyed walks in Allerton Park, playing the piano, reading, travelling and Mexican food on a Friday night.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello with Rev. Paul Spangler officiating. Interment will follow in Monticello Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society or American Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.mackey-wrightfuneralhome.com.