Eureka-Grace D. McCormick, 77, of Eureka, IL formerly of
Washington, IL passed away at 10:20 am on Tuesday, December 10,
2013 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.
She was born on May 8, 1936 in Roanoke, IL the
daughter of Andrew and Mary Wehrli Bachman. She married
Donald Wiesenhofer on December 10, 1954 in Roanoke, IL. She
later married Edward McCormick on May 29, 1986 in Omaha, NE.
He passed away on August 24, 2002.
Surviving are her sons, Andrew L. (Michele)
Wiesenhofer of Athens, IL; John J. (Dori) Wiesenhofer of Rutland,
IL; Don (Paula) Wiesenhofer of Minonk, IL; one daughter, Jodi
(William "Skeeter") Miller of Bartonville, IL; two step-daughters,
Katie (Kevin) Callahan of Greeley, CO; Elizabeth (Timothy) Nagaki
of Scotts Bluff, NE; three sisters, Margaret Eilers of Washington,
IL; Verna (Fred) Schramm of Washington, IL; Mary Ann (Ed) Oltman of
Roanoke, IL; two brothers, Tim (Doris "Bubs") Bachman of Roanoke,
IL; Clarence Joe (Judy) Bachman of Metamora, IL; eleven
grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and four
She was preceded in death by her first husband,
Donald; four brothers, William, Clayton, Lyle, Frank; and one
sister, Irene Countz.
Grace loved to spend time in her yard and
garden. She also enjoyed sewing, music, and most of all
spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by
all who knew and loved her.
Grace was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church,
Eureka Garden Club, German American Society, and the Card
Club. She was a 1954 graduate of Roanoke-Benson High
School. She enjoyed volunteering her time at Proctor
Hospital, the Friendship House, and the Et Cetera Shop in
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in
Eureka. Rev. Joe Burns will officiate. Visitation will
be held on Friday evening from 4-7 pm at the church and one hour
prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in Roanoke
Mennonite Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in
Eureka is assisting the family with their arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Our
Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Heart of Illinois Downs Syndrome
Association. Online condolences may be directed to her family at
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