EUREKA - Mary Ellen Wiegand, 91, of 610 W. Cruger, Eureka, died at 12:15 p.m. Sunday (June 24, 2007) at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home, where she was a resident.
Mary Ellen was born on April 18, 1916, in Sabetha, Kan., a daughter of Henry and Mary Steiner Aberle. She married Simon C. Wiegand Jr. on Aug. 17, 1941, in Sabetha, Kan. He passed away on June 12, 2003.
Surviving are three sons, Steven (Mary Ellen) Wiegand, Mackinaw; David (Janet) Wiegand, Deer Creek; and Mark (Sandy) Wiegand, Deer Creek; three daughters, Lois (Ronald) Underwood, Eureka; Marilyn (Richard) Tanner, Speer; and Cheryl (Sid) Messner, Hancock, Minn.; 26 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, floral arranging, and has sewn many bridal dresses.
She was a member of the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church where her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at her church. Burial will be in Goodfield-Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka; Apostolic Christian Restmor Building Fund, 935 E. Jefferson, Morton, IL 61550; or Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church, 218 W. Fisk, Box 261, Goodfield, IL 61742. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com .