William F. Bedinghaus, age 96, of Farmersville passed away January 24, at Carlinville Nursing and Rehab in Carlinville.
He was born August 13, 1924 near Farmersville, the Son of William and Carrie Marten Bedinghaus.
He married Edith Posthuma on May 7, 1955
He was a farmer his whole life, working on the family farm where he and his wife raised their family. He is a member of the Farmersville K of C. Council and he had belonged to the Farmersville Optimist and had served as President.
Besides his wife Edith, he is survived by sons; Mark wife Ruth Bedinghaus of Palmyra, Anthony and Susan Jennings Bedinghaus of Monee, IL, Jacqueline husband Bernie Riddle of Springfield, Deborah husband Dave Waggoner of Waggoner, Theresa husband John Bomar of San Antonio, TX, Grand Children; Adam and Joy, Seth, Andrea, Kyle, Erika, Lucas, Brandon and Lindsay, Dane and Katie, Carly and Scott, Cassandra, Amanda and Richard, Robert and seven Great Grand Children. A sister, Rosemary Elchlepp of Iowa also survives.
Besides his parents he was preceded by his siblings Everett, Harry, Virginia Wessler, John “Jack”, LaDonna Rosenthal.
Memorials in Bill's honor may be given to the St. Mary's Cemetery
Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday January 28th at 11:00am at St. Mary Church in Farmersville, and visitation will be held from 9-11. Burial will be in St. Martins Catholic Cemetery in Farmersville
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