M. Lucille Wedeking

M. Lucille Wedeking, 85, of Beardstown died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Ray, a daughter of Charlie and Mary O'Donnal Kalebaugh. She married Marshall Parry on Jan. 2, 1936. He died in December 1980. She later married Ralph Wedeking on Jan. 19, 1985, in rural Virginia. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Allen (and Cynthia) Parry of Peoria; two daughters, Donna (and Adolph) Baum of Beardstown and Patricia (and Larry) Mitchell of rural Astoria; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Dixie Blanch; two sisters; and two brothers.

She had worked for Bemis Bag and Logan Printing, both in Peoria.

She attended First Southern Baptist Church in Beardstown.

Services were held Tuesday at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with Rev. Roger Barnes officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Cass County Hospice.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/29/2003

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