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Breese, IL 62230
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Wilhelmina M. "Minnie" Loepker



Wilhelmina M. "Minnie" Loepker, 93, of Bartelso died Thursday, June 19, 2003 at Carlyle Healthcare Center.

She was born September 24, 1909 in Germantown to Bernard and Josephine (Hermeling) Pingsterhaus; they preceded her in death

She married Anton Loepker on May 1, 1929 at St. Boniface Church in Germantown; he preceded her in death on June 10, 1975

Also preceded in death by Sons; Victor, Paul, and Bernell Loepker

5 Brothers

A Granddaughter Sharon Loepker

A Grandson Mark Fields

Two Daughters-in-law Bernice Loepker and Katie Loepker

A Son-in-law Paul Beckmann

Surviving are Sons Elmer Loepker of Damiansville, Don (Nancy) Loepker of Beckemeyer, and Lester (Debbie) Loepker of Germantown

Daughters Delores (Lee) Schrage of St. Rose, Henrietta "Hyne" Beckmann of Germantown, Marilyn (David) Buehne of St. Rose, Gerri (Leroy) Wiegmann of Carlyle, Joann (Dan) Langenhorst of Germantown, and Netsy (Lester) Wuebbels of Germantown

38 Grandchildren and 70 Great-Grandchildren

Daughters-in-law Mary Loepker of Albers, Rosemary Loepker of Bartelso, and Lou (Marcel) Heimann of Aviston

Sisters Leona Eversgerd of Germantown, Sally Netemeyer of St. Louis, and Mary Ann (Bob) Haar of St. Louis

Minnie was a homemaker

She was a member of St. Cecilia Church and St. Monica Altar Sodality, Daughters of Isabella Precious Blood Circle 718, and Clinton County Farm Bureau

Funeral Mass will be Monday, June 23, 2003 at 10:30 AM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso with Fr. Henry Fischer officiating. Interment will be in St. Cecilia Cemetery, Bartelso,

Visitation will be Sunday, June 22, 2003 from 4 to 9 PM and again on Monday, June 23, 2003 from 8 to 10 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.

Daughters of Isabella will pray the rosary at 7 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home

Memorials can be made to St. Cecilia Church or to the Donorís Choice and will be received at the funeral home

Written expressions of sympathy can be received at




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