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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Donald J. Wehrle



Visitation:  Tuesday, May 3, 2005              4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, May 4, 2005        9:00-11:00 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
Services:    Wednesday, May 4, 2005       11:00 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton  


Donald J. Wehrle 76 of Trenton died Sunday May 1, 2005 at Faith Country side Manor in Highland 

He was born November 16, 1928 in Trenton to Eugene and Margaret (Drees) Wehrle: they preceded him in death 

Also preceded in death by a brother Harold Wehrle and a sister Shirley Kanaske

 He married Marilyn Boots August 25, 1954 at United Church of Christ in Lebanon and she survives in Trenton

 Also surviving is a son Hal Wehrle of Trenton

 Brothers Marvin “Bum” (Joyce) Wehrle, Ronald (Friend Mary) Wehrle all of Trenton 

Sister Phyllis (Don) Zurliene of Phoenix AZ

 Brother -in-law Dale (Rovena) Boots of Brooksville, Fl. 

 Don was retired principal of the Trenton Elementary school; he was a teacher for 35 years and retired Wesclin High School Basketball coach. He was inducted into the Wesclin Hall of Fame and awarded the first recipient of the Alumnus of the year from the Wesclin Alumni Association. One of many accomplishments that he was very proud of was the building of the Bell Tower at Trenton Elementary

 He was an army veteran of the Korean Conflict

 Member of St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton, Trenton American Legion Post 778, Clinton County Amateur Radio Club, Trenton ESDA, Masonic Lodge AF & AM 50 year member, Illinois Retired Teachers Association

 Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 4 at 11:00 am at the Moss Funeral home in Trenton with Rev. Tom Rankin officiating. Interment Trenton Cemetery

 Visitation will be held on Tuesday May 3 from 4 to 9 PM and on Wednesday May 4 from 9 to 11 am at the Moss Funeral home in Trenton

 The members of the Masonic lodge will hold services Tuesday evening at the funeral home

 Memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Research or the Arthritis foundation and will be received at the funeral home




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