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1934 Ethel 2020

Ethel S. Loehr

September 28, 1934 — January 3, 2020

Ethel S. Loehr, nee Gummersheimer, 85, of Waterloo, Illinois, died January 3, 2020, in Columbia, IL. She was born September 28, 1934, in Columbia, IL.

She is survived by her children JoAnn (Rick) Holmes, Deborah (Steve) Heise, and Leroy L. Jr. (Lynn) Loehr; grandchildren Colan Holmes, Toby (Susan) Holmes, Julie Stevenson, Johnathan Heise, and Chris Loehr; great grandchildren Axel Holmes, Delysia Loehr, Truett Loehr, and Winton Loehr; sisters Olivia Matzenbacher , and Evelyn (Roy) Weihl; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Ethel is preceded in death by her husband LeRoy L. Loehr Sr.; sons Johnathan Loehr and Christopher Loehr (at birth); parents William and Alvina Gummersheimer nee Kuni; and sister Arline M. Kern.

She was a member of Lost Valley Over 40 Group and Dupo Railroad Retirement.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Paul UCC - Floraville

10 AM until time of service Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home

2 PM Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

10:00am - 1:50 pm (Central time)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL

5765 Maeystown Rd, Waterloo, IL 62298

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