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Shirley J. Wolgemuth

Jul 03, 2014

Shirley J. Wolgemuth, 79, Ft. Madison, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Montrose Health Center.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 7, at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with the Rev. Goldie Layman officiating. The family will meet with friends from noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Nauvoo City Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for Lee County Hospice and the Montrose Health Center. On-line condolences may be left at

She was born on May 26, 1935, in Macomb, Ill. to Roy and Nellie Baker McMeins. On Dec. 6, 1953, she married Earl R. Wolgemuth. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a farm wife. She was a member of the Nauvoo Methodist Church and loved to bowl. Shirley enjoyed gardening and her flowers.

Survivors include two sisters, Marie Holtkamp of Montrose and Mary Rea of Niota, Ill.; two brothers, Gene McMeins and Glenn McMeins both of Nauvoo, Ill..

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and five brothers.


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