Sharon L. Wehking

CENTRALIA — Sharon L. Wehking, 77, of Centralia passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at her home.

She was born December 14, 1941, in Centralia, daughter of Ora Baldridge and Veneta (Douthit) Baldridge. She married Howard Wehking on December 16, 1961, and he survives in Centralia.

In addition to her husband of 57 years, Howard Wehking of Centralia, she is also survived by two sons: Barry L. Wehking and wife Bev and Rodney Wehking and wife Debra all of Centralia; four grandchildren: Heather Wehking, Andrew Wehking, Molly Wehking, and Caleb Wehking all of Centralia; a brother-in-law: Bill Wehking and wife Kathy of O’Fallon; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Barbara Owens, Donna Beal and a sister-in-law: Janet Garnholz.

Sharon worked at Kirlin’s in Centralia for 21 years. She was a member of Calumet Street Christian Church in Centralia. She was also a member of the Senior Circle in Mt. Vernon with her husband, Howard. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal’s Fan. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.

Funeral services for Sharon L. Wehking will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with John Willis officiating. Private Burial will be held at a later date at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday afternoon at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the SSM Health at Home Hospice and Calumet Street Christian Church and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Wehking family.

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