Marjorie J. Wempen

Alton | Sunday, March 20 2011

Marjorie J. Wempen, age 86, passed away at 9:48 am Sunday March 20, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. 

She was born in Foster Township on October 15, 1924, the daughter of the late Samuel M. and Julia (Boillot) Harris.

Marjorie married Maurice Wempen on May 24, 1991 in Alton, IL. He preceded her in death in August 2008.

She was employed as a bookkeeper for the thrifty Drug Store for over 34 years, and was a member of the Fosterburg Baptist Church in Fosterburg.

She is survived by a brother, Russell Harris of Fosterburg; twelve Neices & Nephews, and many great and great-great Nieces and Nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers; Thomas “Bud” Harris and Everett “Pete” Harris, and two sisters Ruby A. Harris and Evelyn Krieg. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm Friday March 25, 2011 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL with Rev. Robert Harris officiating.

Burial will be at Short Cemetery in Cottage Hills, IL

Memorials may be made to Fosterburg Baptist Church or St. Anthony’s Hospice.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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