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Lela Mae Weirich

Jerseyville | Sunday, July 26 2015

JERSEYVILLE-  Lela Mae Weirich, 77, died at 2:56 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.She was born in Jerseyville on Nov. 30, 1937, one of four children born to the late Delbert Wilson & Edith Marie (Thiel) Scoggins.Lela attended Jerseyville schools, and was employed as a counselor as well as a clerk at Owens-Illinois Glass in Alton retiring after 28 years when the plant closed.She married William Joseph Weirich on Jan. 26, 1974 in Jerseyville, and together the two have been blessed with 41 years together.Surviving are her husband, William Weirich of Jerseyville; a daughter, Melody Manning of Jerseyville; two sons & a daughter in law, Monty & Stacey Manning of Fieldon, and Barry Manning of Jerseyville; four step children & their spouses, William & Andrea Weirich of Godfrey, Cindy & Rick Eggebrecht of Rosewood Heights, Debbie & Jack Farris of Godfrey, and Jeffrey Weirich of Godfrey; 20 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and two brothers & a sister in law, Harvey Scoggins of Godfrey, and David & Teresa Scoggins of Holiday Shores.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Manning; a granddaughter, Robin Miller; a sister, Ellen Stemmler; and a sister in law, TrevaScoggins.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m., Thursday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Jerseyville, with Father Scott Kallal officiating.Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Altar Society or to St. Jude's Hospital.


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