Barbara Weidenbenner

Barbara Weidenbenner
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Barbara Jane Weidenbenner, nee Walz, 79, of Shiloh, IL, born October 18, 1936, in Pine Lawn, MO, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Mrs. Weidenbenner was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Shiloh, IL.  She was also a member of the Red Hat Society.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred J. “Wil” Weidenbenner, who died on March 29, 2012; two daughters, Cindy Amos and Kate Weidenbenner, in infancy; her parents, Vincent J. and Jane M., nee Donovan, Walz; three sisters and three brothers, Sister Vincent Walz, Daughters of Charity, Father Jerome Walz, Dennis G. Walz, Sister Jane Walz, Daughters of Charity, John Walz, and Mary Louise Cook.

Surviving are five sons, Clem (Ann) Weidenbenner of Grove City, OH,
Marty (Ginny) Weidenbenner of Belleville, IL,
Kris (Patti) Weidenbenner of St. Charles, MO,
Dan (Lynn) Weidenbenner of Shiloh IL,
and Mike (Judy) Weidenbenner of Kalamazoo, MI;
a son-in-law, Ron Amos of Freeburg, IL;
numerous grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren;
two sisters-in-law, Barbara Walz and Freda Walz;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Corpus Christi Catholic Church Building Fund.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2016, at Grootens Hall (old Corpus Christi Church), Shiloh, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Shiloh, IL, with Msgr. James Margason and Father Joe Weidenbenner concelebrating.  Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.

Condolences Left For Barbara Weidenbenner

Kris, so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Larry and DD waldrop, St. Charles, Mo, 63303

Kris and family,
We are very sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. May God bless you and comfort you during this trying time in your lives!

Shelly Reuther and Dennis Beaver, St. Charles, MO, 63304

Dear Family,
There are no words to express my sorrow for your great loss , but, trusting in our God’s great love and mercy I pray, “Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her- and may her soul rest in peace, Amen”.
Deacon George

Deacon George Mills, Shiloh, Illinois, 62269

To the family: I am sorry for your loss. It was an honor to know her. May she rest in peace!

Ruth (Stratmann) Berkel, O’Fallon, Illinois, 62269

Rest in Peace Aunt Barbara

Julia Gavin, Joliet, IL, 60435


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