Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 17, 2012 11:33 am EDT


BELLVILLE — Edward Walter Fenske, 100, of Bellville, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, in Country Meadow Care Center.

Edward was born June 7, 1912, in Wenona, Ill., the son of William and Wilhemina (Mattlin) Fenske. For 35 years, Edward worked for Wyman-Gordon in Harvey, Ill., as foreman in the heat treatment plant. In 1993, he moved to Bellville from Joliet, Ill. He attended Palymra Church of Christ and more recently New Life Church of Christ.

Surviving are stepson, Richard (Linda) Tucker of Bellville; granddaughter, Judy (Doug) Weikle of Bellville; two great-grandchildren, Michael and Christina Weikle; great-great-granddaughter, Braelynn; four special nephews and a niece.

Preceded in death by first wife, Rachel Clemdining Fenske; second wife, Rose Fenske; grandson, Kevin Tucker; brother, Awald Fenske.

Burial will be in Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery in Oak Lawn, Ill.

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