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Laverne A. Whelan

Laverne A. Whelan, nee Hoerr, 85, of Waterloo, IL, died April 21, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. She was born July 29, 1935, in Maeystown, IL.

She is survived by children David (Kristie) Whelan, Danny Whelan, Cheryl (Mike) Donjon, Randy (April) Whelan, and Rhonda Whelan; grandchildren; great grandchildren; sister-in-law Doris Hoerr & Versa Lindemann; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Whelan; infant grandson Joseph Whelan; parents Henry and Emma (nee Rodenberg) Hoerr; sisters Delma Henry and Arlou Rippelmeyer Frisch; and brothers Earl Hoerr & Walter Hoerr.

Laverne was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo; Monroe County Homemakers Extension; and a former secretary at Waterloo Senior Center.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer Society

2 PM to 8 PM Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Friday at Quernheim Funeral Home

10 AM Friday, April 23, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Bob Goddard
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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I remember Laverne and my mom, Adella Whelan, spending a lot of time together when the Senior Center was open. They would meet and have lunch together several times a week. Laverne was one of the sweetest people I've ever met. Rest in peace dear friend/cousin.

Delrose Descher Apr 22 2021 12:00 AM