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Elvera E. Bale

April 23, 1925 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 92)
EAST PEORIA - Elvera E. Bale, 92, formerly of East Peoria, died at 8:38 am Friday, May 19, 2017 at her home in Peoria, IL.
Born on April 23, 1925 in Hoyleton Township, IL, to Gustav H and Ida Marie Bruhn Wehking, she married Willard G. Bale on July 28, 1961 in Monmouth, IL. Willard preceded her in death on September 21, 1980.
Surviving are 6 children: James A. (Joyce) Edwards of Goodfield, IL, Paula R. (Steve) Sammis of Marquette Heights, IL, Barbara K. Conaway of Mapleton, IL, Bruce (Vicky) Edwards of East Peoria, IL, Don (Patsy) Edwards of Florida and Willard Eugene (Sandy) Bale of West Virginia; 2 brothers, Virgil (Betty) Wehking of Moro, IL, and Everett Wehking of Fenton, MO; 14 Grandchildren; 20 Great-Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
Elvera was preceded in death by her parents, as well as 2 sisters, Arlene Sechrist and Velma Rueter; 2 sisters-in-law, Norma and Doris; her brother-in-law, Neil; and a son-in-law, Cecil Conaway.
She worked as a Receptionist for Dr. Bailey in Peoria until the time of her retirement. She was a faithful member of Bethel Memorial United Church of Christ in Creve Coeur, where she was active with Secret Pals and the Women's Fellowship.
The family wishes to thank the Home Health Care nurses and CNA's at Independence Village in Peoria, as well as the Compassus Hospice nurses, for the excellent care they gave their mother.
Services will be at 10 am Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Bethel Memorial United Church of Christ in Creve Coeur. Pastor Dwight Borden will officiate. Visitation times will be from 4-6 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington, and preceding the funeral from 9:30-10 am Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, IL.
Memorials for Elvera may be made to Bethel Memorial United Church of Christ in Creve Coeur.


Cemetery Details

Glendale Memorial Gardens

Pekin, IL,

Visitation

MAY 23. 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington

2075 Washington Road

Washington, IL, US, 61571

Visitation

MAY 24. 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Bethel Memorial United Church of Christ

201 S. Main St.

Creve Coeur, IL, US, 61610

stephanie@deitersfh.com

Service

MAY 24. 10:00 AM

Bethel Memorial United Church of Christ

201 S. Main St.

Creve Coeur, IL, US, 61610

stephanie@deitersfh.com

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