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Edward E. Weitekamp

June 16, 1933 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Edward Weitekamp Obituary

Edward E. Weitekamp age 90, of Raymond, died on Friday February 2, 2024 in Raymond at his home surrounded by family.

Ed was born the son of Edward J. and Josephine (Kallal) Weitekamp on June 16, 1933 in Raymond, IL. He married Wilma Oller at St. Mary's in Taylorville on July 13, 1957.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957.

He attended St. Raymond's Catholic Church and was a 70 year member of St. Raymond's K of C Council 4696,

For many years he served as a Trustee for the Raymond-Harvel Fire Dist.

He was a lifelong grain and livestock farmer. After returning home from being in the service and as a result of the training that he received, Ed started a machine shop that many area Farmers used and relied on him to make that hard to find part or make the needed repair to keep them going.

He is survived by his wife Wilma, and 4 children Debra (Mark) Forbes of Morrisonville, Julie (David Doane) Cassidy of Newburgh, IN, Greg (Raquel) Weitekamp of Raymond and Patrick (Bella) Weitekamp of Kansas City and 9 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Edward Gerard Weitekamp, Also preceding him are; brothers Charles, Robert, Francis and sisters Elizabeth Connor and JoAnn Watson and 2 grandchildren.

Memorials can be directed to the St. Raymond Cemetery or Masses

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond, IL with Fr. Florent officiating.
A Rosary will be said at 3:30pm on February 7, 2024 at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday February 7, 2024 from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. also at St. Raymond's Church

Burial will be in the St. Raymond Cemetery in Raymond, IL.

The family is being assisted by Hough Funeral Home in Raymond, IL.

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Recitation of the Rosary
February 7, 2024

3:30 PM
Saint Raymonds Catholic Church (Raymond)

February 7, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saint Raymonds Catholic Church (Raymond)

Mass of Christian Burial
February 8, 2024

10:00 AM
Saint Raymonds Catholic Church (Raymond)


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