|Edith M. Roemersberger|
|Date Of Birth:||May 2, 1917|
|Date Of Death:||June 7, 2012|
|Service Date:||Funeral service on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Eureka Christian Church. Visitation on Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home and from noon to 1 pm at the church on Wednesday.|
Edith M. Roemersberger
Eureka- Edith M. Roemersberger, 95, of Eureka, IL passed away at
3:38 am on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Maple Lawn Health Center in
Eureka, IL where she was a resident.
She was born on May 2, 1917 in rural Eureka a daughter of Levi
J. and Ruth Carney Bechtel. She married Warren A. Roemersberger on
June 30, 1939 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on October 22,
Surviving are four sons, David (Judy) Roemersberger of
Washington, IL; Alan (Nita) Roemersberger of Apache Junction, AZ;
Don (Arlene) Roemersberger of Morton, IL; Gary (Kimberlee)
Roemersberger of Normal, IL; one sister, Jean (Bob) Knapp of
Eureka, IL; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters.
Edith taught school in a one room school at Chaffer School in
Tazewell County and at Galey School in Woodford County. She also
taught piano for many years.
She was a member of the Eureka Christian Church where she played
piano and taught Sunday School. She was active in Christian Women's
Fellowship, Daughter's of American Revolution, Peoria Area Music
Teacher's Association, and Woodford County Historical Society. She
wrote a book called "Ruth's Story" about her mother and liked to
research genealogy. She also played the grand piano at Maple Lawn
and enjoyed traveling.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 13,
2012 at the Eureka Christian Church. Pastor Jennie Churchman will
officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm
at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and from noon to
1:00 pm on Wednesday at the church before the service. Burial will
be in Olio Township Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at
2:00 pm on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Maple Lawn Health Center
Memorial Hall. Pastor Doane Brubaker will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity or
Woodford County Historical Society. Online condolences may be sent
to the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.