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Leatrice Wieneke

Leatrice P. Wieneke, age 98 years, a resident of Fairfield, Illinois and a former resident of the Reevesville community, passed away Saturday morning, May 25, 2019, at 7:44 AM at Aperion Care Center in Fairfield.

Leatrice was born August 31, 1920 in Johnson County Illinois. She was the eldest child born to Newton A. and Cora Ann (Eades) Robinson.

On January 27, 1940, Leatrice was united in marriage to Edward A. Wieneke in Paducah, Kentucky. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1980.

Leatrice is survived by: her son – Larry E. (Kay) Wieneke of Fairfield; 2 grandsons – Brian E. (Cindy) Wieneke of Camden, South Carolina and Randall L. Wieneke of Fairfield; 3 great granddaughters – Brianna, Ashley, and Elaina; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Leatrice was preceded in death by: her daughter-in-law – Sharon Wieneke; 2 brothers – Herman Robinson and Amel Robinson; 3 sisters – Golda Davis, Freeda Ditterline and Gertrude Murrie; and 2 stillborn sisters – Jeanette Robinson and Mary Evelyn Robinson.

Leatrice was a homemaker. She enjoyed watching television, attending and hosting Tupperware parties, as well as sewing and quilting. Leatrice was a member of the Reevesville Assembly of God Church.

Leatrice had worked as a cook at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.

A service honoring the life of Leatrice Wieneke will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, May 29, 2019, at 2 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Leatrice’s grandson, Pastor Brian Wieneke, will officiate. Burial will be in the Reevesville Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 5 PM – 7 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

Memorials may be made to the Reevesville Community Church, 30 Willow Street, Grantsburg, IL 62943.

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