Death Notices | 11/19/14

Eileen Blankenship

Eileen Blankenship, nee Crocker, 87, of Hecker, died Nov. 13, 2014 in Red Bud.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo and 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo.

A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at the church.

Interment will follow at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo.

Wilbert W. “Whips” Wetzler

Wilbert W. “Whips” Wetzler, 79, of Belleville, died Nov. 12, 2014 in Caseyville.

There will be no public services, as Mr. Wetzler had gifted his remains to the Washington University School of Medicine.

Laverne B. Suedkamp

Laverne B. Suedkamp, 84, of Columbia, died Nov. 13, 2014 in Maryville.

Private family services will take place, with interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

Margaret H. Farley

Margaret H. Farley, 88, of Waterloo, died Nov. 16, 2014 in Waterloo.

A funeral Mass will take place at 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at St. Patrick Church in Tipton.

Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton.

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