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SS Peter and Paul Church
Saturday January 9th, 2021
8:30am - 9:45am

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Kaye Eschmann

Kaye Eschmann, nee Hesterberg, 75, of Waterloo, Illinois, died January 5, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. She was born April 16, 1945, in Bowling Green, KY.

She is survived by her husband Norbert F. Eschmann; children Chris (Amy R.) Eschmann, Tina (Russell) Schneider, Amy (Robert) Stumpf, and Eric (Kim) Eschmann; grandchildren James, Kylie, Mason, & Danni Eschmann, Lucas Schneider, Lexi & Adam Stumpf, and Austin Eschmann; step grandchildren Aiden, Erin, and Jonathan; sister Joyce (Michael) Watson; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Kaye is preceded in death by her parents Elmer L. and Alma F. (nee Davenport) Hesterberg.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church - Madonnaville, Quilt Club, vice-president Monroe County Genealogy Society, Treasure of Baum-Salem Cemetery Assn., Supt. Of Photography at Monroe County Fair, DAR, Volunteer for RSVP.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Baum - Salem Cemetery Assn. or Immaculate Conception Cemetery - Madonnaville, IL

8:30 AM until 9:45 AM Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
*due to COVID-19, only 10 visitors will be allowed to pay their respects at a time

A private funeral will be held.
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating
Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Madonnaville, IL

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Kaye is a second or third cousin to my wife Judy. Carl Daniel Boehne was the connecting relative. Carl was my wife's great grandfather, and Kaye's great great grandfather, because of Carl's second marriage. I met Kaye through the Monroe County Genealogical society, about fifteen years ago. I stayed in contact with Kaye these past years when she went through the loss of her leg and subsequent stay in the rehab facility. I was going to call Kaye and wish her a happy new year. I am sorry for the families loss, and I am sure Kaye will be missed by all who knew her.

Judy's father, Rev. H. Paul Boehne was born and raised in Waterloo, with his two brothers. The boy's were raised by their father Henry with the help of his sister Sophia. Henry's wife died after the birth of Herman Paul Boehne.

Don and Judy Eckert Jan 7 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Kaye's passing. She was a quilting "sister". I learned a lot from her and enjoyed hearing her tell about her lovely and historic quilts. We will miss her at the Friends in Stitches Quilt Guild.

Joyce Mesnarich Jan 7 2021 12:00 AM