We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Tuesday for 75 year old Irene Wedemeyer of Steeleville who
died Sunday in Carlyle, Illinois.
Born November 28, 1923 in West Point, Illinois, the daughter of Heinrich and Frieda
(Beisner) Hornbostel. She married Alvin Wedemeyer on January 18, 1942 in West Point and he
preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Mike of Steeleville and David of Sparta. Four daughters,
Sharon Doeding of Carlyle, Debbie Wedemeyer of Sparta and Kathy Garris and Regina Nuyt
both of Perryville. Three sisters, Lydell Decker of Evansville, Florence Stoffel of
Willisville and Bonnie Wright of Cutler. 19 grandchildren and six great grandchildren also
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, one daughter and one
Friends may call after 4pm Monday, March 15 at the Wilson Funeral Home in Steeleville.
Funeral Services for Irene Wedemeyer will be Tuesday afternoon at 2pm at St.
Marks Lutheran Church in Steeleville with Rev. Dr. Alan Janneke and Rev. Steve
Okpisz officiating. Burial will be in St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery in Campbell Hill.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to St. Marks Gifts and