Mildred L. Stuemke (89) of Altamont


Published on January 30 2014 8:54 am

Mildred L. Stuemke, 89, of Altamont, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12.30 pm at the Lutheran Care Center, Altamont, Illinois
Funeral Services will be conducted Friday morning January 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont with the Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating.  Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont and or for one hour prior to the funeral services at the church.  Burial Rites will be conducted at Immanuel Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. 
MILDRED LENORA ALWARDT-STUEMKE was born February 21, 1924 at her parents’ farm home rural Altamont.  She was born into the Christian family of August and Lenora (Siebert) Alwardt Jr. Mildred grew up with brothers Victor, Emil, Arthur and her sisters Minnie and Caroline.  Mildred was baptized and confirmed her faith at the Zion Lutheran Church where she received her education and where Mildred married Delbert Carl Stuemke on April 17, 1949 and he preceded her in death on February 10, 2001. 
Mildred was most proud of her family that she shared in the responsibility of raising the family with her late husband also assisted him in their business. She was very content to be at home with the family. She especially enjoyed her gardening and baking items such as chocolate angel food cake, coffee cakes and more.
Memorials may be directed to the Lutheran Care Center [“Heart to Heart”] 702 West Cumberland Road, Altamont, IL 62411 and the “Whoo Hoo Sisterhood” of Altamont.
She is survived by Her: 3 Sons: Melvin”Mel” (wife, Karen) Stuemke of St. Elmo, Illinois and their two sons: Chad (wife, Dana) Stuemke and their children: Ian, Ava and Will, Chet (wife, Bethany) Stuemke and their son Carder; Elwin “Curly” (wife, April) Stuemke of Altamont, Illinois and their three sons: Kyle (wife, Emily) Stuemke and their boys: Brayden, Nathan and Reed, Kenon (wife, Stephanie) Stuemke and Kory (fiancée Emi Bunner) Stuemke; Eugene (wife, Sandra) Stuemke of Altamont, Illinois and their three children: Brett (wife, Myah)Stuemke and their son: Blake; Kara (husband, Sam) Mehl and their son: August; Miss Alesha Stuemke; 1-Daughter: Miss Sandra Stuemke of Effingham, Illinois
She was preceded in death by Her: Parents, Husband, 3 -Brothers: Victor and wife Ruby Alwardt, Emil and wife Freda Alwardt, Arthur and wife Lydia Alwardt; 2-Sisters:Minnie and husband Arnold Mercier, Caroline and husband Reinhart Voelker
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