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Obituaries

Alan J. Wieneke

Alan J. Wieneke, 73, of Mt. Morris, died on Sunday June 16, 2019 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford.

Al was born on June 14, 1946 in Monticello, Iowa, the son of Joe and Mildred (Moorman) Wieneke. 

He graduated from Morrison High School class of 1964; he attended Western Illinois University, Clinton Community College; and he graduated from Chicago Automation Institute and Sauk Valley Community College. 

Al served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971. 

Al married Carol Mather on Aug.14, 1971, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

Al worked for Kable News Company from 1971 to 2009, retiring after 38 years. 

He was a past member of the Mt. Morris Village Board and he served on the board of directors for the Kable Credit Union (Rockford Bell Credit Union).

Al loved to play golf and enjoyed watching all kinds of sports; he enjoyed his time with his family, especially watching and being with his grandchildren.

Al is survived by his wife, Carol Wieneke, Mt. Morris; two children, Mark (Ellen Tarr) Wieneke, Rockford, and Melissa (Scott) Pergande, Buffalo Grove; three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Carly, and Adam Pergande, Buffalo Grove; four brothers, Bob (Diane) Wieneke, Brownsville, Wisconsin, Dick (Andi) Wieneke, Morrison, Gary (Fran) Wieneke, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Terry (LuAnn) Wieneke, Morrison; sister, Joyce (Ronnie) Hogue, Morrison.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mildred Wieneke.

Funeral mass will be held on Friday June 21 at 10 a.m. at St. Brides Episcopal Church, Oregon.

Visitation will be held on Thursday June 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris.

In lieu of flowers memorials will be determined.

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