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Mary "Midge" Grace Wertz

December 1, 1931 — July 8, 2012


Mary Grace "Midge" Wertz, 80 of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:15p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

She was born on December 1, 1931 in Eureka, IL a daughter of Melvin and Grace Boughton Hewitt. She married Stan Wertz on June 16, 1949 in Peoria, IL. He survives.

Survivors also include two sons, Chuck (Iris) Wertz; Terry (Karen) Wertz both of Eureka; seven grandchildren, Kim Punke, Bob Wertz, Dennis Wertz, Nathan Wertz, Melanie Dittrich, Jessica Peacock, Jennifer Peacock; 16 great grandchildren; one sister, Kay (Dave) Traver of Maumee, Ohio; two sister-in-laws, Joanne Hewitt of Eureka; Jeannie Childs of Peoria, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one infant son, one brother and one sister.

Mary worked as a clerk at the Roanoke and Eureka Pharmacies for over 32 years.

Mary was a member of Eureka United Methodist Church where she was active with the United Methodist Women.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Eureka United Methodist Church. Reverend Ron Martz will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 from 5-8p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Burial will be at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of Donor's Choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at (Older online condolences may be viewed on her page at
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