Leatrice Wieneke


Leatrice P. Wieneke, 98, a resident of Fairfield and a former resident of the Reeesville community, died Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Aperion Care Center in Fairfield.

Born Aug. 31, 1920 in Johnson County, Mrs. Wieneke was a homemaker and had worked as a cook at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. She was a member of Reevesville Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her son, Larry E. Wieneke and wife Kay of Fairfield; two grandsons, Brian E. Wieneke and wife Cindy of Camden, South Carolina and Randall L. Wieneke of Fairfield; three great-granddaughters, Brianna, Ashley and Elaina Wieneke; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Newton A. and Cora Ann Eades Robinson; her husband of 40 years, Edward A. Wieneke; her daughter-in-law, Sharon Wieneke; two brothers, Herman Robinson and Amel Robinson; three sisters, Golda Davis, Freeda Ditterline and Gertrude Murrie; and two stillborn sisters, Jeanette Robinson and Mary Evelyn Robinson.

Funeral service was held Wednesday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna with Pastor Brian Wieneke, Mrs. Wieneke's grandson, officiating. Burial followed at Reevesville Cemetery.

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

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