Norma Joan Wedekind age 91, of Raymond, passed away at 9:51 am at Hillsboro Rehab and Nursing in Hillsboro on March
10, 2023 .
Norma was born in Clinton, IL on April 27, 1931 the daughter of Claude and Louise(Carter) Thorp.
She married Gerald Lawrence Wedekind in Clinton, IL on Sep. 9, 1951 and he preceded her on Sep. 19, 2017.
She was a homemaker and farmwife and with her family raised grain and livestock.
She belonged to "A Community of Faith Church", was a member of the Raymond-Harvel Kiwanis and enjoyed square dancing with the Calico Twirlers.
She is survived by her children; Rodney (Gay Davidson) Wedekind of The Villages, FL, Wayne (Rebecca) Wedekind of Butler, IL, Jerry (Kassie Elliott) Wedekind of Hotchkiss, CO, Wesley Wedekind, of West Frankfort, IL, Jon Wedekind of Hotchkiss, CO, Karen (Jeff Higbie) Wedekind of St. Peters, MO, Larry Wedekind of Raymond, IL. 4 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren also survive him. Also a sister, Ruth Lutz of Dewey, IL survives. Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Wedekind, daughter in law, Wanda Wedekind, brother, Ernest Thorp, and sisters Andrea Miller, and Sarah Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at A Community of Faith Church in Raymond on March 25th at 11:00am. Visitation will be held from 10 am until the time of service and burial will be in Asbury Cemetery in Raymond.
Memorials may be left to Crossover Ministries, Alzheimer's, A Community of Faith Church, or the Red Cross Flood Relief.
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