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Lucile M. Quernheim

Lucile Marie Quernheim, 94, of Webster Groves, MO, died February 26, 2017, in St. Louis, MO. She was born April 13, 1922, in Waterloo, IL.

    She is survived by her sister Martha Travis; niece Karen (Peter) Moberg; nephews Jeff (Karen) Travis and John (Sara) Travis; great nieces and great nephew Aaron, Jenna, Emily, Amanda and Emma.

    Lucille is preceded in death by her parents Albert G. and Amanda F. (nee Ruch) Quernheim.

    She was a lifelong advocate of the arts and music, Lucile traveled the world pursuing her love for photography, culture, and nature. A native of Waterloo, Illinois, Lucile graduated from the University of Illinois and spent her career as an advertising copywriter in St. Louis. An active member of the St. Louis Women’s Advertising Club, Lucile was a strong supporter of the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Orchestra, and the St. Louis Municipal Opera.  

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Louis Orchestra

    11 AM until time of service Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    1 PM Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Tom Jones officiating
     at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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