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Walter E. Ege

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Walter E. Ege

Birth
USA
Death
6 May 2015 (aged 79)
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.3217545, Longitude: -90.2154922
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Walter E. Ege, 79, of Elizabeth, Illinois died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Walter was born June 4, 1935, at home in Woodbine Township, the son of Herman and Lenore (Spoerl) Ege. He attended Stockton High School and graduated with the Class of 1954. Walter honorably served in the United States Navy. On April 6, 1958, Walter married the love of his life, Shirley Albrecht. They celebrated fifty-seven years of marriage. Walter was a life long farmer and he was very meticulous about making sure everything was taken care of correctly. He truly enjoyed farming, milking cows, tinkering on the farm following his retirement. He had always believed that if something breaks you fix it. Walter was a member of the Men's Club, Church Council, Choir, Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau Director for eight years, he was Secretary of the Local AAL Branch, Board of Directors of Woodbine Mutual Fire Insurance. Walter was faithful in reading his bible and in his final days felt comfort from his family who read special readings to him. Walter is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Shirley; two sons, Jeff (Diane) Ege of Warren, Illinois, Ron (Sherry) Ege of Elizabeth; two daughters, Jennifer (Ron) Zimmerman of Harker Heights, Texas, Rhonda (Leslie) Bonvillain of Elizabeth; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eileen (Richard) Corwin of Durand, Illinois, Virginia Thompson of Freeport, Illinois. Walter is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Lucy Ege. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth. Burial will take place in the Elizabeth Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015, at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth. Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth in Walter's memory.

Published in The Journal-Standard from May 8 to May 9, 2015
Walter E. Ege, 79, of Elizabeth, Illinois died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Walter was born June 4, 1935, at home in Woodbine Township, the son of Herman and Lenore (Spoerl) Ege. He attended Stockton High School and graduated with the Class of 1954. Walter honorably served in the United States Navy. On April 6, 1958, Walter married the love of his life, Shirley Albrecht. They celebrated fifty-seven years of marriage. Walter was a life long farmer and he was very meticulous about making sure everything was taken care of correctly. He truly enjoyed farming, milking cows, tinkering on the farm following his retirement. He had always believed that if something breaks you fix it. Walter was a member of the Men's Club, Church Council, Choir, Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau Director for eight years, he was Secretary of the Local AAL Branch, Board of Directors of Woodbine Mutual Fire Insurance. Walter was faithful in reading his bible and in his final days felt comfort from his family who read special readings to him. Walter is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Shirley; two sons, Jeff (Diane) Ege of Warren, Illinois, Ron (Sherry) Ege of Elizabeth; two daughters, Jennifer (Ron) Zimmerman of Harker Heights, Texas, Rhonda (Leslie) Bonvillain of Elizabeth; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eileen (Richard) Corwin of Durand, Illinois, Virginia Thompson of Freeport, Illinois. Walter is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Lucy Ege. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth. Burial will take place in the Elizabeth Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015, at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth. Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth in Walter's memory.

Published in The Journal-Standard from May 8 to May 9, 2015


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  • Added: May 7, 2015
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146200186/walter_e-ege: accessed ), memorial page for Walter E. Ege (4 Jun 1935–6 May 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 146200186, citing Elizabeth City Cemetery, Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Kathy (contributor 47737776).