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Wesley Moritz

March 6, 1941 — January 24, 2015

Wesley D. Moritz, 73 of Rutland, passed away at 6:40 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2015 at his home.
He was born March 6, 1941 in Benson, IL to David and Cassie (Reinken) Moritz. He married Eileen Fechter on July 8, 1962 in Rutland. She survives.
Also surviving is one son, Brad (Denise) Moritz of Minonk, 2 sisters, Betty Hodel of Roanoke, Gloria (Don) Punke of Benson; 1 brother, David (Orpha) Moritz of Benson; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Wesley was a supervisor for Knoedler's in Streator for many years before going to Anthony Lift Gates in Pontiac where he retired as a supervisor in 2006.
Wesley enjoyed spending time with his family. He also loved to play poker and tinker around in his garage. Wesley was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Benson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday January 28, 2015 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Benson. Pastor Nathan Feig will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the Chruch. Cremation will be accorded. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting the family with arrangements. Private family burial of his ashes will at a later date in Minonk Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Benson or Prairie Heart Institue in Springfield, IL.
Onlline tributes and condolences may be made at


JAN 28. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Benson, IL

Memorial Service

JAN 28. 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Benson, IL

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