Gladys L. Wene, 93, Watseka, IL
Gladys L. Wene, 93, of Watseka passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.
Gladys was born November 2, 1918 in Colfax, a daughter of William and Lena Cruse Lobdell. She married Donald Wene on October 14, 1939 in Kirkswood, MO and he survives.
Other survivors include one son, Edward Wene (wife, Bonnie Boyle) of Crookston, MN; two daughters, Donna (husband, Michael) Butler of Lawrence, KS and Ruth Wene (husband, Tom Seals) of Urbana; three grandchildren, Brian Wene of Minneapolis, MN, Geoffrey Gladding of Melbourne, FL and Sophia Gladding (husband, Timothy Whitfeld) of St. Paul, MN; one step-grandson, Randy Seals of Greensboro, NC; and one great-grandson, Elliot Seals.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and three sisters.
Mrs. Wene taught school in McLean County and Sheldon and was also a librarian. She was active in the Iroquois County Historical Society.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. memorial service on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Kenney, IL at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Watseka Public Library or Old Courthouse Museum.
Please sign the online guestbook at knappfuneralhomes.com.