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Anna M. (Wernsing) Walch

April 20, 1919 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 100)

Anna M. (Wernsing) Walch 100 of Raymond passed away July 16, 2019 at Sunrise Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Virden.

She was born April 20, 1919 in Rountree TWP in Rural Harvel IL to Edward and Anna (Theen) Wernsing.

She attended Shore School in rural Harvel.

She married Vincent J. Walch on Nov. 21, 1940 and he preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1995.

They owned and operated Walch Turkey Farms and hatchery and farmed, she was a member of St. Raymond’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed wintering in Florida and oil painting.

She is survived by two sons James (Janis) Walch of Raymond and Donald (Lori) Walch of Havana IL and one daughter Kathleen Darden of Cape Girardeau MO., one grandson Vince (Alexis) Walch of Raymond and two great grandchildren Paxton and Kensington Walch of Raymond, one sister Virginia Wernsing of Carlinville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son in law Ron Darden, 3 brothers Burrell Wernsing, Howard Wernsing, Lyle Wernsing and 2 sisters Josephine Franz and Ina Franke.

Memorials can be directed for macular degeneration research.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Fr. Albert Allen officiating, visitation will also be Tuesday from 10:00 until service time all at Hough Funeral Home in Raymond.

Private burial at St. Raymond’s Cemetery will be held at a later date.

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