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Shirley R. Weld
September 7th, 1928 – January 12th, 2019
Shirley R. Weld, 90, of Macomb, IL, formerly of Vermont, IL, passed away at 9:04 am on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Heartland Healthcare in Macomb. She was born on September 7, 1928 in Aurora, IL, the daughter of John and Blanche (Toland) Dean. Shirley married Ethan Weld on March 29, 1947 in Baldwin, KS. Ethan preceded Shirley in death on June 15, 2009.
Also preceding her in death are her parents and brother, Marshall Dean.
Survivors include her 4 daughters, Sherry Sorrells of Astoria, IL, Candace (and Mark) Wenzell of Macomb, Laurie (and Richard) Haskins of Macomb, and Ramona (and Tony) Tevis of Johnson City, TN, 2 sons, John (and Debbie) Weld of Maryville, TN, and Mark (and Vicki) Weld of Amarillo, TX, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great- grandchildren.
Later in life, Shirley went back to school and gradated from WIU as a registered dietitian.
Shirley was a member of the Chapter C PEO Sisterhood in Vermont for 50 plus years and was a past president of the chapter. She loved sewing and quilting, baking, reading and spending time with her family. Shirley was also of the Methodist faith and was a die hard Chicago Cubs fan.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the PEO Sisterhood Chapter C or donor’s choice.