We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 22, 1999 for 70 year old Gilbert Welge of
Chester who died Saturday, September 18, 1999 in rural Bremen, Illinois.
He was born on January 15, 1929 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Elsie
(Bueckman) Welge. He married Alice Schnoeker on March 22, 1952 in Blutheville, Arkansas
and she survives of Chester. Also surviving are two sons, David of Hong Kong and Sam of
St. Louis, Missouri. One daughter, Barbara Welge of Chester, Illinois. One sister, Myrna
Combs of Kankakee, Illinois. His father in law, Bruno Schnoeker of Chester, Illinois and
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call after 5pm Tuesday, September 21, 1999 at the Schroeder McClure Funeral
Chapel in Chester, Illinois
Funeral services for Gilbert Welge will be Wednesday, September 22, 1999 at 2:00pm at
St. John Lutheran Church in Bremen, Illinois with Rev. Edwin Reuter officiating. Burial
will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Bremen or to the American Heart