Marie Wilma (Luenemann) Ferguson

September 25, 1925 ~ March 3, 2021 (age 95)


Marie Wilma Ferguson


Marie Wilma Ferguson passed away on March 3, 2021 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Litchfield, IL. She was 95 years old.


Marie was the daughter of the late John Luenemann and the late Emilie (Schmidt) Luenemann. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Cahokia Township, Macoupin County, IL. Marie married Hal B. Ferguson on October 5, 1945 at Union Avenue Christian Church in Litchfield, IL, and he preceded her in death on September 27, 1969. Marie attended Sunnyside School in Cahokia Township, Macoupin County, IL. In the 1940’s Marie worked in the dietetics department at the old St. Francis Hospital, and during WWII, she worked at the Litchfield Tent Factory. From 1970-1985, she worked at St. Louis School and Hospital as a lab technician.


Marie is survived by her daughter, Brenda Ferguson (Edward) Lubrant, of Gillespie, IL, grandchildren, Kendra Lubrant (Mark) Liedtke, of Castle Rock, Colorado and Jason Lubrant of Gillespie, IL, nieces: Marian Klekamp (Larry) Mayfield of Staunton, IL, Jane Klekamp (Joe) Taylor, of Litchfield, IL, Carol Klekamp (Larry) Frailey, of Benld, IL, and nephew, John Klekamp of Litchfield, IL, four great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.


Marie was preceded in death by her husband, a granddaughter, Kim Lubrant Bultema, a sister, Helen Luenemann Klekamp and a brother-in-law Harold Klekamp.


A private service will be held at Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive, IL. Burial will be in Mt. Olive City Cemetery. Larry Mayfield of Hope Tabernacle Church in Staunton will officiate.


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