Marie J. (Heinemeier) EilertMay 7, 1920 ~ June 3, 2017 (age 97)
Marie J. Eilert, 97 of Worden, IL passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Heritage Health in Staunton, IL. Born May 7, 1920 in rural Staunton, IL, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Albert Heinemeier. She married Martin H. Eilert on February 2, 1941 in Columbia, Mo and he passed away on February 16, 1988. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Worden, IL and the Ladies Aid Society of the church as well. In addition, she was a member of the “What’s Trump” card club that met from 1947 thru 2004 (57 years). Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by 2 sons, Rev. Leland (Judith) Eilert of St. Clairsville, OH and Rodney (Carol) Eilert of Worden, IL; 5 grandchildren, Sharon (Paul) Sausville; Rev. Jonathon (Suzanne) Eilert; Christine Eilert; Valarie (Brian) Hulshof; and Emily (Christopher) Johnson; 12 great grandchildren, Samuel & Joseph Sausville; Margaret, Daniel, & Sophie Eilert; Henry, Heidi, Cora, & Nora Hulshof; and Luke, Micah, & Ian Johnson; 2 sisters, Norma Moore of Staunton, IL and Janet Schultz of Arizona. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Virginia Kienle & Doris Walker; and 2 brothers, Allen & William Heinemeier.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 PM on Wednesday at Williamson Funeral Home in Worden. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Worden with Rev. Heath Curtis officiating. Burial will be held at Spangle Cemetery near Livingston, IL. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church of Worden, IL.
Trinity Lutheran Church
512 Main St., Worden IL 62097