Robert “Rich” Weidhuner
Robert “Rich” Weidhuner, age 84, of Jacksonville, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Lavender Ridge Nursing Home in Jacksonville.
He was born on January 24, 1934 in Petersburg, Illinois the son of William and Emma Mae Emmett Weidhuner.
Rich graduated from Petersburg Harris High School in 1952. He served for the United State Navy from 1952 until 1956. After serving for the US Navy, he worked for the Petersburg Observer and State Journal Register.
He is survived by sisters; Louetta (husband Robert) Collins of Kansas City, KS, Loretta Meyer of Mt. Juliet, TN; LaVerne (husband Fred) Markert of Tallula; and several nieces and nephews.
Rich is preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Mae Holler in 2009; and his parents in 1981.
He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Petersburg.
A memorial service both Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weidhuner will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Petersburg.
Memorials can be given to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family.