We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 26, 2013 for 81 year old Verna Jane Wittenbrink of Red Bud, IL, formerly of Chester, IL, who died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Verna was born January 23, 1932 in Japan, MO, the daughter of Benjamin and Martha (Eoff) Ruwwe. She married John Wittenbrink on June 5, 1955 in Japan, MO and he preceded her in death on August 19, 2008.
Survivors include two children, Edward Wittenbrink of Cutler, IL and Laura Valente of Aurora, IL. Two sisters, Edna Bombach of Sullivan, MO and Barbara Zelch of Pioche, NV. One brother, Selden Ruwwe of Sillivan, MO. Three grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one grandson.
Visitation will be after 9am Friday, April 26, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Chester, IL.
A memorial service for Verna Wittenbrink will be held at 11am Friday, April 26, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Chester, IL with Dr. Mike Fogerson officiating.
Entombment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church in Chester, IL.