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Funeral Service

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Monday December 2nd, 2019

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Erwin W. "Erv" Liefer

Erwin W. "Erv" Liefer, 94, of Waterloo, IL, died November 28, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born April 19, 1925, in Evansville, IL.

He is survived by his daughters Betty Lou (William) Schimpf and Candace "Candy" (Randy) Bise; grandchildren Ryan (Kristi) Schilling, Chrystal (Chris) Luck, Nathan (Jennifer) Bise, and Tiffany Bise; 6 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Darlene Bicklein and Fern and Gilbert Goedelmann; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his wife Lorine M. "Cookie" Liefer, nee Wolter (married 64 years); parents ; sister and brother in childhood.

Erwin was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo; former owner of Liefer's Garage and Towing Service, which was his passion; member of Waterloo Optimist; mechanic instructor at SWIC, and a member and instructor with Automotive Trade Assn.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Tuck Pointing Fund

3 PM to 8 PM Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church

10 AM Monday, December 2, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Tony Troup officiating
Interment at Waterloo Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Candy, Please accept my condolence. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Linda Novack Dec 4 2019 12:00 AM

We want to express our sympathy for the passing of Erwin. We have known him for many years and enjoyed talking to him at Garden Place.

Bertie and Willard Wiegand Dec 1 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Erwin Liefer

Barb&louis hesch Dec 1 2019 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to Candy and her brother and the family. We've known Mr. Liefer for many years. My father-in-law worked for them at their business and I'm from Waterloo and Mr. Liefer was at Garden Place with my parents.
Very sweet family. God bless. RIP Mr. Liefer.

Mr & Mrs James Light & Cindy Wiegand Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Erwin Liefer

Barb Clayton Nov 29 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you, love Diana Goessling

Dianagoessling@sbcglobal.net Nov 29 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of Erving
You have our deepest sympathy.

Marvin and Carolyn Henry Nov 29 2019 12:00 AM