Friday, October 7, 2016

Obit of Florence (Heideman) Wycoff

Florence Ada Wycoff, 82, of Piper City, IL., died 3:30 A.M., Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at HCR ManorCare in Champaign, IL. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 10, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gilman with Pastor Pete Hinrich officiating. Burial will be in the Charlotte Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth, IL. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M., Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman, IL. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Gilman. Florence was born in Danforth, IL., on December 15, 1933 to Herman and Emma (Sparenberg) Heideman. Her childhood was spent in Danforth and St. Anne. She attended rural schools and graduated from Gilman High School in 1951. She married Henry F.M. Wycoff in Danforth on January 26, 1952. He died August 1, 2007. Surviving children are Dee (Neil) Hall of Bedford, Iowa, Carolyn (Jamie) Hartman of Watseka, IL., Henry (Holly) Wycoff of St. Joseph, IL., Roger (Sandy) Wycoff of Piper City, IL., and Marcia (John) Hildenbrand of Thawville, IL. Nine Grandchildren. Ten Great-Grandchildren. One sister - Lois Jean Young of Castro Valley, CA. Brother-in-law - Lee Wycoff of Forrest, IL. Special friend - Pat Haskins of Piper City. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Florence was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother and sister-in-law - Tony and Betty Heideman, sister - Dorothy Heideman, , sister-in-law - Barb Wycoff and brother-in-law and sister-in-law - Clarence and Esther Bitner. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gilman and served in many ways. Florence was a member of Prayer & Faith Circle and St. Paul Women of the ELCA, serving many years as an officer on the board. She also served as president of the Northeast Conference WELCA board. Florence was a member of St. Paul's Sewing Circle and made many quilts for Lutheran World Relief. She served on the Church Council, Altar Guild and as a Sunday School teacher and greeter. Florence was a member of Modern Mrs. Home Extension. A 4-H volunteer and 4-H Hall of Fame 2010. Florence was a homemaker, farmer's wife, Avon Dealer, Bookkeeper, store clerk for Kelly's Department Store in Chatsworth and soil tester for United Soil Incorporated in Fairbury, IL. She enjoyed hosting family and friends at her home. Arrangements by the Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman, IL. Please sign the guest book at
Florence Ada Wycoff

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